'Heavy delays' expected at Heathrow throughout day

The southern runway has reopened at Heathrow Airport but "heavy delays" are expected throughout the day, Eurocontrol, Europe's air navigation safety watchdog, said:

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Heathrow: Seems that 27L now reopened but expect heavy delays all today.

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The southern runway is now open and all passengers have been safely evacuated from the aircraft. The northern runway is currently closed.

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