The oft-quoted pent-up demand for international air travel was demonstrated in full force in the UK today when Easter break holidaymakers began to depart for sunnier climes. Unfortunately, the rise in COVID-19 cases in the UK has led to an increase in staff sicknesses, forcing airlines to cancel flights and airports to struggle with the influx of passengers with a reduced staff. easyJet and British Airways have both cancelled flights due to high levels of Covid-19 infections among staff. easyJet has cancelled 222 flights since Friday but even though it added standby crew over the weekend, further absences required more flight

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