BREAKING: London Airspace Closed Due to Computer Failure

  • Dec 12, 2014 7:47am GMT

British Air Traffic Control Provider NATS has announced that the airspace surrounding London has been closed until at least 7:00 PM local time due to a computer failure.

From NATS:

"NATS can confirm that a technical problem has been reported at Swanwick air traffic control centre.

"We apologise for any delays and our incident response team has been mobilised.

"Every possible action is being taken to assist in resolving the situation and to confirm the details."

London Heathrow Airport is reporting "significant delays" due to the computer problem.