Flights snow: Can planes fly in the snow? Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted updates
Flights from the UK are at risk of being delayed or cancelled thanks to the recent weather storm sweeping across the country.
Called the “Beast from the East”, the freezing temperatures could hit -15c as snow sweeps across the UK.
British Airways has already cancelled 36 flights from London Heathrow in light of the predicted snow and plummeting temperature.
But can planes fly in the snow?
Planes are able to fly in snow depending on two factors.
Airport travel guides explain why snow could firstly effect the planes with a build-up of ice: “Every plane must be completely de-iced before it can... read more
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