Heathrow apologises after delayed flights make sleep ‘impossible’ for locals

Residents living under Heathrow’s flight paths are being kept awake until after midnight by an increase in late running night flights due to disruption across the aviation sector.The west London airport apologised to people suffering “greater disturbance” as more aircraft are arriving and departing later than planned.Heathrow does not have any scheduled departures between 10.50pm and 6am, or scheduled arrivals between 10.55pm and 4.40am, but take-offs and landings occur within those periods when planes are delayed.

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