Heathrow Airport congestion makes KQ 100 delay landing
KQ 100 flight delays landing at Heathrow Airport due to congestion
Heathrow airport congestion: On Saturday the KQ 100 flight from JKIA to Heathrow was delayed due to what the captain announced as congestion.
The congestion saw the pilot make circles and and buy time by cruising to South London before returning to land, fifteens minutes behind schedule.
This proves the busy nature of Heathrow and the apt coordination by the port coordinators.It is not the congestion of airplanes only, even passenger numbers can sometimes overwhelm.
The queue can be so long and winding. The best thing to do is to plan adequately or else one can miss a connecting flight due to the meticulous nature in which the UK border offices scrutinize passports and other documents.
Generally, allow 30-40 minutes after landing for passengers to clear passport control, baggage reclaim and Customs – longer at busy periods.
It becomes even more frustratin if tyou hold a non-EU passport. You shall be served last or after the bonafide EU travelers have been attended to.
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