Luggage mayhem at Gatwick

Gatwick Airport is bringing in its own staff to help with the luggage crisis amid fears there could be further travel chaos this weekend.

Staff shortages affecting baggage-handling company Swissport led to some passengers at the West Sussex airport having to fly abroad without their luggage last weekend.

View all 8 updates ›

'Measures put in place' following Gatwick baggage crisis

Holidaymakers flying from Gatwick this weekend are being urged to pack essential items in their hand luggage after another warning of possible delays.

The baggage handling firm, Swissport, have recruited extra staff to help deal with any problems.

Last weekend hundreds of passengers were left waiting hours for their luggage because of staff shortages.

We speak to Willie Walsh from the International Airlines Group.

More top news