Flights cancelled or delayed due to heavy snow

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Bilbao airport in northern Spain has seen dozens of cancellations after the runway was close.

It has also cancelled more than 50 flights from Dublin Airport, although some are still scheduled to fly.

"We now expect to remain open, and the key message is for customers to keep in touch with their airlines about their flights".

A major winter storm in the United Kingdom and Europe is continuing to disrupt air travel today, with multiple airports closing for the day and many airlines suspending or modifying operations.

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have announced that all flights in and out of Ireland after 3pm today are cancelled until Saturday.

It comes as passengers were forced to stay overnight in airports as they waited for news on their flights.

More than 200 flights, mainly short-haul services, have been cancelled at Heathrow while about 50 of Gatwick's departures were also axed.

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"If flying, please allow extra time for your journey".

On Delta, travelers set to fly through March 2 through Amsterdam, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and the United Kingdom can rebook through March 9, with the new ticket to be reissued on or before March 7.

Stormy and snowy weather conditions have caused more than 360 flights to be cancelled across the country from a range of airlines including British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Lufthansa.

And Heathrow Airport posted on Twitter, "Our teams have been clearing snow throughout the night and as a result our runways are open".

Jet 2 has tweeted, "We are now advising travel as normal, and would notify our customers should there be any updates".

Because the disruption is caused by adverse weather, passengers whose flights are cancelled or heavily delayed are not entitled to cash compensation but the airline has a duty of care towards passengers affected.

At Edinburgh Airport, the majority of flights appear to be departing, however, there are flights to Shannon, Paris Charles de Gaulle and London Heathrow that are listed as cancelled on its website.