UK air traffic control systems face ‘network-wide failure’
Airline warns of international flight delays as NATS applies traffic flow restrictions to maintain safety.
UK ( uae news updates – 28 Aug 2023 )
Britain’s National Air Traffic Service (NATS) said on Monday it was experiencing a technical issue and applying restrictions to the flow of aircraft while it works to fix the problem.
“We are currently experiencing a technical issue and have applied traffic flow restrictions to maintain safety. Engineers are working to find and the fix the fault,” a spokesperson said.
Earlier, Scottish airline Loganair said on social media site X that there had been a network-wide failure of UK air traffic control computer systems, warning international flights may face delays.