'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:


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


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


BA engine doors 'left unlatched'

An interim report says engine-covering doors on both engines on the smoke-trailing British Airways plane in last week's Heathrow landing drama had been left unlatched during maintenance.