Bagged Piles Up at Heathrow Airport Amid Handling Difficulties

Luggage was seen piling up at Heathrow Airport in London on June 19, during a weekend of baggage-reclaim chaos.

Footage recorded by Charlie Nicholls shows a packed Heathrow baggage-reclaim hall on Sunday. Luggage can be seen stacked on trolleys parked against the walls and on the floor.

A spokeswoman for Heathrow Airport told Sky News that baggage delivery was the responsibility of the individual airlines rather than the airport.

Footage circulating on Friday showed a “sea of luggage” at the airport’s Terminal 2 baggage reclaim.

The Independent reported on Monday that Heathrow had asked airlines to cancel 10 percent of their flights amid mounting problems with baggage handling. Credit: Charlie Nicholls via Storyful

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