Edinburgh Tartan Army fans face 'carnage' at Dusseldorf airport as flights cancelled

Many were left stranded
-Credit: (Image: Jamie Brodie / X)

Crowds of Tartan Army fans were left in chaos after Edinburgh flights were cancelled from Dusseldorf Airport on Saturday.

Footage has emerged online showing huge groups of passengers stranded at the airport as they wait for their flights. One travellers described the situation as "absolute carnage" as his flight to Edinburgh was cancelled on Saturday evening, June 22.

He explained that the airport was "full of Scotland fans" hoping to get to their next destination as the Euros 2024 continues. Eurowings flight EW9364 was set to take off at 7.45pm and arrive in the Scottish capital at 8.25pm before it was cancelled leaving many passengers stranded.

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Jamie Brodie wrote on X, formally known as Twitter: "Absolute carnage at Dusseldorf Airport. Flight to Edinburgh cancelled.

"Basically full of Scotland fans all having to get split up into different hotels and many groups split into different flights. 6am to be in Munich and Frankfurt.

"No party tonight."

Many were quick to comment on the situation at Dusseldorf Airport on Saturday. One person wrote on X: "That’s awful. We’re flying home from Brussels, flight boarding soon. Hope you all get home safe".

Another said: "All the more reason to party, get on the pints and get the place bouncing."

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It comes as Scotland prepare to take on Hungary on Sunday, June 23, at 8pm at Stuttgart Arena.

Eurowings have been approached for comment.