Published on October 16th, 2017 | by Nick Fitzgerald0
Up to 135 flights to and from Dublin Airport called off as Ophelia hits Ireland
Up to 135 flights have been cancelled to and from Dublin Airport today due to the expected impact of storm Ophelia.
A spokesperson from Dublin Airport said:
“Aer Lingus, Ryanair, British Airways, Air France, CityJet, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Luxair and KLM have all cancelled some services today. The airlines in question have contacted passengers directly in relation to any services that have been affected.
“All intending passengers are advised to contact their airline or check their airline’s website before coming to Dublin Airport today.”
— Dublin Airport (@DublinAirport) October 16, 2017
Ryanair have confirmed the cancellation of dozens of flights:
“We regret to advise customers that due to adverse weather expected in Ireland on 16th October, we have been forced to cancel the below flights.
“Unfortunately, further flight delays and cancellations are likely and customers are asked to please monitor this notice which will be updated throughout the day.
“We sincerely apologise for any delays or inconvenience caused by these disruptions which are outside of our control.”
A list of all cancelled flights by Ryanair can be found using this link.
Flights in and out of Cork, Shannon and Knock airports have also been affected.
— Cork Airport (@CorkAirport) October 16, 2017
— Shannon Airport (@ShannonAirport) October 16, 2017
Meanwhile, customers who have booked flights with Aer Lingus can check the status of their flights by using the airlines live flight information link.
Aer Lingus have said:
“Guests who were booked to travel on the cancelled flights may change to another date of travel free-of-charge or may request a full refund.”
Dublin Bus and Airlink have cancelled services from 10am to 7pm. Bus Éireann services are also currently suspended.
Aircoach is operating its services to Dublin but have cancelled some services to and from Cork and Belfast.