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Many flights to New York cancelled

Manchester

There are 15 flights to or from the USA in the schedule from Manchester today. Four of the inbound and four of the outbound flights have been cancelled.

Heathrow

Many flights to New York have been cancelled or delayed, and the airport is advising those planning to travel to check with their airline.

Airlines at at Heathrow Airport have had to cancel flights to the USA Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

British Airways say that they have cancelled some of their flights to and from New York, JFK and Newark. Flights to other East Coast US airports should be operating normally.

But they advise checking with your airport.

Virgin Atlantic have said that as JFK and Newark airport will reopen today they flights will resume. However some flights have been cancelled this morning.

Passengers are advised to only go to the airport if they are confirmed on a flight and not to try and get standby places.

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