Gatwick Easyjet passengers face baggage delays as cricketer Rashid Khan waits 4 hours at Heathrow

Chaos at Gatwick Airport right now pressured tons of of holidaymakers to attend and sleep on the ground after Easyjet baggage handlers brought on four-hour delays.

Passengers criticized last-minute flight cancellations, four-hour flight delays, defective eGates at safety and having to sleep on the bags declare flooring within the early hours of the morning.

Livid traveler Stephen Wellbelove stated there have been ‘tons of and tons of’ of individuals ready at Gatwick baggage declare simply after 2am this morning.

In the meantime, Afghan cricket star Rashid Khan additionally stated late final night time that he needed to queue for immigration at Heathrow Airport for at the very least 4 hours, saying there was solely two individuals on the border pressure workplace.

Final night time at 11.50pm he tweeted: ‘We’ve all been queuing for 4 hours. Solely 2 individuals at immigration workplace for two airways! Heathrow plz allocate extra employees! We’re nonetheless solely midway !

The chaos of travel today has forced

Journey chaos pressured ‘tons of’ of holidaymakers to sleep on the bottom at Gatwick Airport right now (pictured early this morning) after Easyjet baggage handlers brought on four-hour delays

Furious traveler Stephen Wellbelove there were 'hundreds and hundreds' of people waiting at Gatwick baggage claim (pictured) just after 2am this morning

Livid traveler Stephen Wellbelove there have been ‘tons of and tons of’ of individuals ready at Gatwick baggage declare (pictured) simply after 2am this morning

Afghan cricket star Rashid Khan says he had to queue for four hours for the Heathrow immigration office

Afghan cricket star Rashid Khan says he needed to queue for 4 hours for the Heathrow immigration workplace

Michael finally got home around 7.30am this morning but had to pay for a missed taxi transfer

‘Completely appalling service right now,’ Easyjet passenger Michael stated after struggling a four-hour delay at baggage declare at Gatwick (pictured). He lastly acquired dwelling round 7.30am this morning however needed to pay for a missed taxi switch

Mr Wellbelove stated he lastly left the airport round 4.30am after ready three hours to gather his baggage – though there have been nonetheless individuals mendacity on the bottom.

He denounced Easyjet and its DHL baggage dealing with companions saying: “What is going on on at London Gatwick. Lots of and tons of of individuals ready for his or her luggage at 2am on Saturday morning. Simply not ok .

“We waited over 3 hours to get our bag. Once we left the bags corridor round 4:30 p.m., there have been nonetheless individuals in all places mendacity on the ground.

Michael stated he needed to wait 4 hours at baggage declare after arriving at 1am and eventually accumulating his luggage at 5am – after his Easyjet flight to Gatwick had already been delayed by 4 hours.

He lastly acquired dwelling at 7:30 a.m., however as a result of delay, he missed his taxi and was charged for the time by the taxi firm.

He criticized the horrible expertise round 3.30am, tweeting: ‘@easyJet @Gatwick_Airport completely appalling service right now. 4 hours flight delayed, 2 hours spent on the airplane.

“Over an hour and a half ready for baggage and no employees that can assist you. Disgusting service.

Anne Lewis, one other Easyjet buyer, shared Michael’s perspective and replied: ‘I completely agree. We had been two hours late, then waited half-hour to disembark after touchdown and one other 4 hours for our luggage with no meals or drink and nowhere to take a seat. No help, no data, no one from Easyjet in cost apparently. Disgusting service.

Easyjet passenger Stephen Wellbelove said there was

Easyjet passenger Stephen Wellbelove stated there have been ‘tons of and tons of’ of individuals ready to gather their luggage at 2am on Saturday

Andy Ogg criticized the

Andy Ogg slammed Easyjet’s ‘stunning service and communication’ after baggage declare delay of over two hours at Gatwick

Passenger Ricky Vann known as the delays at Gatwick safety an ‘absolute joke’ round 1am this morning, saying the automated digital gates for checking passports ‘even struggled to work’.

He stated it took him half-hour to get via as a result of the eGates had been “randomly rejecting individuals” and he was rejected twice, solely passing the second time via one other gate.

Mr Vann stated the ‘absolute prank’ had brought on a ‘big queue’ for rejected passengers as there was solely ‘ONE Border Power officer on the desk’ manually checking passengers’ passports rejected passengers.

He tweeted: “This entire expertise has been horrible and would I even dare to fret about compensation?” They may all blame one another – once they all signed contracts, so they need to be held for them.

“So as to add insult to damage, TUI landed at 1.20am and their luggage are actually right here on the identical baggage carousel as mine (40 minutes after touchdown). Gatwick should not be apologizing, all of this is because of DHL failing their contract and @easyJet not fixing it or honoring it. How is that this allowed to occur?

He was nonetheless at baggage declare at 3 a.m. after a two-hour wait and posted a video exhibiting tons of of consumers standing, sitting and mendacity on the ground.

One other Easyjet passenger, Andy Ogg, confronted a delay of greater than two hours for his baggage this morning.

At 2.30am this morning he tweeted: ‘@Gatwick_Airport, it has been 1.45am because the Edinburgh flight landed and the bags was because of arrive at carpet 11 and it is nonetheless not there? Worse nonetheless, the employees are simply impolite and say it is not their job, somebody will certainly take the blame.

Passenger Ricky Vann called the delays at Gatwick security a

Passenger Ricky Vann known as the delays at Gatwick safety an ‘absolute joke’ round 1am this morning, saying the automated eGates (pictured) to test passports ‘even struggled to work’

“This entire expertise has been horrible and dare I even care about compensation,” Mr Vann tweeted.

Simply earlier than 3pm he added: ‘@easyJet I believe it is really your accountability to deliver the bags again to us so perhaps it could be useful to have current employees to assist. 2h10 because the touchdown of the flight. Stunning service and communication from @Gatwick_Airport and @easyJet.’

One other buyer complained to Easyjet on Twitter after their 5.50am flight was canceled lower than two hours earlier than departing Gatwick.

Nyanko Pandachan stated he then returned to Gatwick round 2.30pm this afternoon and confronted a three-hour delay for his booked flight.

At 4.45pm yesterday he tweeted: ‘Flight Gatwick 05.50am EZY8243 canceled through electronic mail at 04.10am. All we had been informed was to rebook on-line however there have been no flights obtainable at Gatwick airport right now. We undertake to lease a automotive/accommodations/parking. May have gone to work. Are you going to compensate for all this?

“I have not began my journey but because of your cancellation, but it surely’s already costing us over £200 in cancellation/rebooking.”

After Easyjet replied asking him to DM them, he then tweeted at 2.35pm this afternoon, writing: ‘Adopted and DMed 5 hours in the past no response. Now again to Gatwick for a booked flight and a 3 hour delay.

‘IT’S A JOKE. You don’t really feel value going this time to reach at midnight and discover a resort close to the airport to sleep?

Wizz Air customer Nathaniel Arche also complained after his 7 p.m. flight to Milan was canceled last night at the last minute and waited a total of 4 p.m. until 11 a.m. after his 9 a.m. flight h 30 modified today did not take off.

Wizz Air buyer Nathaniel Arche additionally complained after his 7 p.m. flight to Milan was canceled final night time on the final minute and waited a complete of 4 p.m. till 11 a.m. after his 9 a.m. flight h 30 modified right now didn’t take off.

A Wizz Air buyer additionally complained that his 7 p.m. flight to Milan from Gatwick was constantly delayed “till 1 a.m. when it was determined he would return to Milan at empty”.

Nathaniel Arche stated: ‘There was no effort to type out the accommodations and solely acquired a £4 meal voucher.

At round 11am right now, he later added: ‘The airplane was rescheduled for 9.30am on tenth September however on the time of writing nonetheless hasn’t left. Spent 16 hours at Gatwick @wizzair.

“I anticipate important compensation for this frankly disgraceful service, together with compensation for having to sleep on the ground.”

When requested to touch upon the delays at Gatwick, an airport spokesman informed MailOnline of accountability for the bags dealing with issues posed by Easyjet and their contractors DHL. They stated any safety delays had been the accountability of the Residence Officer Border Power.

An EasyJet spokesperson stated: ‘The sickness of air visitors management employees at Gatwick this week has led the airport to impose a considerably decreased throughput, which is inflicting delays right now.

“The ripple impact of the ATC sickness disruption earlier this week resulted in additional late arrivals than anticipated final night time and consequently the delayed supply of maintain baggage.

“We’re sorry that it took longer than ordinary for passengers arriving at Gatwick final night time (September 9) to be reunited with their maintain baggage.

“Though that is past our management, we’re sorry for any inconvenience brought on.”

MailOnline has contacted Wizz Air for touch upon the delays and cancellations.

The Residence Workplace has additionally been contacted by MailOnline over safety delays at Gatwick and Mr Khan’s immigration delays at Heathrow.

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