UK’s EasyJet says it is operating flights as normal to Rhodes
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain’s easyJet said on Sunday it was operating flights as normal to Rhodes but was closely monitoring the wildfires on the Greek island.
“We advise customers travelling to and from Rhodes to check the status of their flights on Flight Tracker,” it said in a statement.
It said it was working to comply with the requests of the local authorities and is in contact with its customers there.
In a later statement, easyJet said it will be operating two repatriation flights on Monday from Rhodes to Gatwick in addition to the nine flights which are already operating between the Greek island and Gatwick airport.
The airline said it will also add another repatriation flight on Tuesday, and said, it will continue to keep under review if additional repatriation flights are needed.
(Reporting by Elizabeth Piper in London and Mrinmay Dey in Bengaluru; Editing by Hugh Lawson and Conor Humphries)