top of page
  • Paul Ingram

Gatwick Airport suffers major delays and suspended flights, caused by a power cut

On the 10th of July, a power outage at Gatwick Airport caused a computer meltdown in air traffic control systems, resulting in flights being suspended for almost 2 hours.

IT system affected all inbound and outbound flights, and though flights had resumed 2 hours after the power cut, there were ongoing delays and cancellations, due to the backlog.

A spokeswoman for Gatwick airport said that as of 7.30pm a total of 26 flights had been diverted and eight cancelled.

Power cuts can cause chaos, as seen in this situation, don't take the risk, review your power systems.

bottom of page