Aer Lingus apologises for 13 cancelled flights

Spike in Covid cases among staff adds to pressure on airline

Aer Lingus has apologised after 13 flights to and from Dublin Airport were cancelled on Sunday.

Flights to London, Lyon, Split and Faro were among those cancelled as well as flights to Dublin from London, Amsterdam and Paris.

Aer Lingus said the cancellations were due to “system pressures”

as a result of air-traffic control strikes, as well as

“ongoing issues at airports and among third party suppliers

which regrettably necessitated the cancellation of some flights”.

among our own teams in the last number of days,” a spokeswoman for Aer Lingus said.

and communication about the cancellations, saying there was “no warning” and “zero explanation”.