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EasyJet is canceling 100 flights today after the Covid outbreak

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Chaos in EasyJet travel as airline cancels 100 flights after mass Covid outbreak for staff


EasyJet caused travel chaos by canceling about 100 flights scheduled for today (Monday, April 4) due to Coronavirus covid infection.

The budget airline made “some cancellations in advance” after a virus outbreak among staffand had to call staff to prevent more.

Initially, about 1,645 EasyJet flights were scheduled for today. Of the 100 cancellations, 62 were to leave the UK.

An EasyJet spokesman said on Sunday: “As a result of the current high level of Covid infection across Europe, like all easyJet businesses, the level of employee illness is higher than usual.

62 of the canceled flights were to depart from the UK

“Unfortunately, some additional cancellations had to be made today and tomorrow. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

“We have made 62 preventive cancellations of flights to and from the UK for tomorrow, which is a small fraction of tomorrow’s total flight program, which was planned to be over 1,645 flights. We canceled most of them yesterday. “

Potential travelers have turned to social media to express their anger at the cancellations.

Chaos in EasyJet travel as airline cancels 100 flights after mass Covid outbreak for staff
People have expressed their anger at the news online

Written by one person Twitter: “Don’t fly on EasyJet, we are stuck in Marseille, some people from today due to canceled flights !!! The flight, MAYBE, at 1 o’clock in the morning, had to fly at 22 pm, people at the airport are furious !!!”

Another said: “Our flights to Geneva have also been canceled!”

Fortunately, EasyJet contacted travelers affected by the cancellation and offered the option to rebook flights or receive a voucher or refund.

offered the option to rebook flights or receive a voucher or refund
Customers were offered the option to rebook flights or receive a voucher or refund

It happens after British Airways has been forced to cancel 40 flights after the airline had serious IT problems.

The “technical problem” caused chaos in Terminal 5 Heathrow, which again forced many to express their anger on social media.

After the issue was resolved, the spokesman said: “We are taking steps to ensure that as many customers as possible travel as planned.

“We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience caused to them, offer to refund or rebook them for alternative flights, and give vouchers and hotel accommodation if necessary.”

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