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.

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"Business as usual" say Gatwick Airport following last weekend's baggage reclaim problems

Gatwick Airport say it's "business as usual" after extra staff were brought into deal with potential problems with baggage reclaim.

Hundreds of people were left waiting hours for their bags because of staff shortages last weekend. Baggage handling company Swissport has drafted in 40 extra workers to help cope with the demand and has apologised for the difficulties.

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