But the flight disruptions are not limited to today, with Heathrow Airport also anticipating delays on the day of the Queen’s funeral.
This takes place on Monday 19 September and is observed as a national holiday.
A spokesperson tweeted via the official account: “We expect further changes to the operation at Heathrow on Monday, September 19, when Her Majesty’s funeral will take place.
“We will communicate more details in the coming days. We apologize for the disruption caused, as we work to mitigate the impact on upcoming events.”
For the latest information, passengers are encouraged to visit https://www.heathrow.com/passenger-updates.