Aer Lingus cancel flights to and from Dublin Airport due to system fault
Aer Lingus has been forced to cancel all flights scheduled from Dublin Airport to all European and UK destinations from 2pm due to a major incident with a network provider. The company said a technical problem with its cloud-based reservation and operational systems is impacting check-in and boarding has caused the disruption.
Furthermore, this afternoon it was announced that a majority of the airline’s inbound flights to Dublin have also been cancelled, including those from the UK and Europe.
Inbound flights from destinations such as Rome, Geneva, Frankfurt, Santorini, Dusseldorf among others have been cancelled, however incoming flights from Spain and Portugal have not been affected.
In an update issued around 4pm, the airline announced the cancellation of flights originally scheduled to depart to Dublin from Europe and the UK today.
Flights to and from the Aer Lingus bases in Cork, Shannon and Belfast are currently planned to operate today, albeit with delays and risk of short-notice cancellations.
Confirm flights. Contact your airline if booked to travel on canceled Aer Lingus flights to discuss options. Arrive at the airport early to prevent your seat from being allocated to a standby passenger.