EasyJet flight to Gatwick cancelled 'to protect turtles'
EasyJet passengers were left stranded for two days on a Greek island after a relief flight was cancelled to protect a threatened turtle population.
The flight from Zante to London Gatwick was cancelled on Sunday over technical issues, which continued through Monday.
The airline apologised but blamed the relief plane not reaching the airport on the island's night flight curfew.
Night flights are prohibited on Zante as planes pass over a beach where loggerhead turtles nest.
The curfew is in place on the island, which is also known as Zakynthos, because the lights and noise can disturb the... read more
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