Ryanair plans return to full operations in all Irish airports on Saturday

Ryanair plans return to full operations in all Irish airports on Saturday

In the United Kingdom, all flights at East Midlands and Leeds Bradford have cancelled for the remainder of the day, as well as those at the closed Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports.

Conditions plummeted to minus six degrees in the morning and rising numbers of schools are encouraging to parents to collect their children before heavy snow hits at around 5pm this afternoon.

"We were booked on to a number of other connecting flights to get us to LA so we stayed in the airport but then, as you know, all flights were cancelled today". The airport is advising travellers to check with their airline first.

The current status of flights can be seen here.

British Airways have released a statement and said: "We are sorry that the weather is likely to lead to some delays and disruption to our schedules".

All scheduled Ryanair flights to and from Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Knock and Shannon airports on Friday, 2 March have been cancelled and all affected customers have been notified of their options by email and text message.

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All flights in and out of Dublin airport have been suspended until Saturday morning and you can receive more information and help via the link in this tweet.

Anybody travelling by air today is advised to check with their airline before making their way to the airport.

Eurostar services were also affected.

Met Eireann has extended its red weather warning nationwide ahead of blizzard-like conditions today with Storm Emma set to clash with the Beast from the East.

"Today will be challenging and there will be disruption".

Hundreds of drivers were trapped on the M80 overnight, with the weather bringing up to a foot of snow to roads in Scotland and the north of England. Departures from Cardiff after 2pm and Exeter after 3pm are also grounded.

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