Airport fuel crisis

Manchester Airport will run out of jet fuel tonight – which could leave thousands of passengers stranded.

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Delays at airport after fuel supply crisis

Holidaymakers are facing delays after Manchester Airport ran out of fuel for aircraft last night.

The pumps ran dry because of problems with the pipeline from Stanlow Oil Refinery at Ellesmere Port. Flights are expected to be disrupted into the morning.

The airport has set up a webpage providing the latest information about the problems. Passengers are advised to check with their airline or the airport website before travelling.

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