London Heathrow has warned passengers of disruption to some flights within the coming days forward of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II subsequent Monday (19 September).
The UK’s hub airport mentioned that some flights on Wednesday (14 September) can be disrupted between 1.50pm and three.40pm to “guarantee silence” over central London as a ceremonial procession takes the Queen’s coffin from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Corridor in central London.
Heathrow mentioned passengers affected by this disruption to flights can be contacted instantly by their airways.
The airport added that “additional adjustments” to operations had been anticipated within the days main as much as the Queen’s funeral on Monday, which might be communicated “in full” later this week.
Heathrow additionally warned that the procession of the Queen’s coffin from central London to the funeral in Windsor on Monday morning would “influence native roads round Heathrow”.
“Passengers travelling to the airport are suggested to contemplate various routes, such because the Piccadilly or Elizabeth traces or Heathrow Categorical,” mentioned the airport in an announcement.
“We apologise for the disruption prompted, as we work to restrict the influence on the upcoming occasions.”
Transport authorities in London have additionally warned of “unprecedented journey demand” within the UK capital this week as mourners flock to the town to see the Queen’s coffin “mendacity in state” in Westminster.