Thousands of passengers are facing delays after thick fog is affecting flights at Southampton Airport.
The freezing fog is causing problems for most flights out of the airport - and more information can be found on http://www.southamptonairport.com/book-flights-and-holidays/airlines/
Disruption is possible to flights to and from Southampton Airport due to the fog. Passengers are advised to check the status of their flight with their airline. Delays and cancellations can be expected.
Southampton Airport has issued the following advice to passengers travelling over the Christmas period.
Christmas cakes, Christmas puddings and mince pies are all safe to go in hand luggage but liquid accompaniments such as brandy butter, custard or cream must go in the hold.
- Christmas cakes, Christmas puddings and mince pies are all safe to go in hand luggage but brandy butter, custard or cream must go in the hold.
- Only Flybe passengers can carry crackers up to 12 in a sealed box and have to be checked in. All other airlines do not allow crackers or party poppers.
- All alcohol and other liquids in containers over 100ml must be checked in with the hold baggage. However, passengers may purchase wine, champagne and spirits in World Duty Free after passing through security. Liqueur chocolates can be packed in hand luggage.
Passengers at Heathrow, Gatwick, and Southampton airports are being told to expect delays due to an air traffic control problem. National Air Traffic Services says it's a technical hitch related to a changeover from night-time to daytime duties.
Southampton Airport has had 200,000 passengers using the airport in August this year, which is an increase of 11% on August 2012.
The most popular destinations people travelled to were European countries, with flights to Malaga, Faro and Verona being popular.
Flights to Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney in the Channel Islands were also very popular.
Dave Lees, Managing Director said, "There are a number of reasons for this strong growth in August.
"These include extra flights being provided by Flybe, a range of competitive ticket prices and growing confidence in the economy.
"We are looking forward to a busy winter season at Southampton Airport with our largest ever ski season starting here in December."
Southampton Airport is undertaking a ground-breaking project to improve lighting on the aircraft stands as well as reduce carbon emissions.
The airport will make savings of around £45,000 by installing Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting throughout the airport, cutting its electricity use by ten percent.
It is the first time LED technology has been used in this way at any UK airport.
The airport has replaced more than 70 per cent of its lighting with LED alternatives and also used solar powered technology across the airfield - cutting its electricity use by 10 per cent.
Airline operator Flybe has revealed that it is cutting up to 300 posts across the UK.
The company confirmed that some jobs will go at Southampton airport but added those losses would be in the "low teens".
Consultation will now take place with 250 staff at the Hampshire operation.
The biggest airline operating out of Southampton Airport has announced 300 job losses. Flybe will be making the cuts as part of an effort to save £35 million.
Around 300 jobs are to go at Exeter based airline Flybe.
The company is trying to cut costs by £35 million as passenger revenues fall and fuel prices increase. Chief financial officer, Andrew Knuckey, said economic pressures meant there was "no choice" but to cut jobs.
The airline's call centre was outsourced last month and they're considering outsourcing more parts of the business such as onboard catering.