London’s Heathrow caps passengers at 100,000 a day

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Reuters

By Paul Sandle and Yadarisa Shabong LONDON (Reuters) -London’s Heathrow said it would cap departing passengers at 100,000 a day this summer to limit queues, baggage delays and cancellations, and it was asking airlines to stop selling tickets for flights that could be curtailed. Britain’s busiest airport, like others across Europe, is struggling to cope as demand rebounds after the pandemic. Heathrow had between 110,000 and 125,000 daily passengers departures in July and August 2019. Airlines at Heathrow had already responded to a government appeal to cut capacity, but the airport said it neede…

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