European carriers cancel flights to U.K.
European carriers canceled flights Thursday to Britain, where airports were experiencing massive delays after authorities said they thwarted a terrorist plot to blow up aircraft in flight. Heathrow airport, the busiest airport in Europe, was closed to most European flights. The block on incoming traffic applied to flights of three hours or less, an airport spokesman said. Congestion was building up rapidly as authorities enforced strict new regulations banning most hand baggage. Full Story