A number of domestic flights from Sydney were canceled this morning, leaving some passengers at a loss.
- Holidaymakers distraught at Sydney Airport after domestic flight cancellations
- It’s the fourth day in a row of terminal delays and cancellations.
- Virgin Australia apologized for confusion on Monday
About 150 flights have been delayed or canceled since Friday due to high winds and staff shortages.
At least 10 flights have been canceled from Sydney Airport’s domestic terminal today, with airlines blaming the disruption for the knock-on effects of the weekend’s cancellations.
Many vacationers told ABC that flights were canceled without warning.
Some were left frustrated only after arriving at the airport to find out that their flight had been cancelled.
“I came here on a Friday afternoon, [the flight] It was canceled while we were waiting at the bar and our luggage was also checked…we lost 5 days of the rental car, so it will be until Wednesday,” said one passenger.
Another traveler was distraught to learn that his flight was ten hours late.
“I am devastated. I am sad. I just want to travel.
Customers of Virgin Australia are believed to be the most affected.
A spokeswoman for Virgin Australia apologized for the confusion in a statement.
“We apologize to everyone affected by service delays and cancellations, and will continue to make every effort to ensure that our customers reach their destinations.”
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-07-03/domestic-travellers-left-stranded-sydney-airport/102553754 Travelers stranded at Sydney Airport, cancellations continue