Gatwick airport baggage system failure forces passengers to fly without luggage
Breakdown of system for sorting and delivering suitcases to planes causes delays in run-up to bank holiday weekend
Passengers have been flying from Gatwick without their luggage after a breakdown in the airport’s baggage system delayed check-ins and caused chaos in terminals.
The airport announced the problem with its system for sorting and delivering bags to planes on Twitter just after 5.30am on Friday morning.
Chaos at EasyJet bag drop Gatwick. System broken and staff seem to be just as confused. Very poor. pic.twitter.com/wlzG3W2hM7
Source: Guardian Transport