TUI has issued another travel update for Brits who have had their flights cancelled.

The tour operator was forced to cancel a number of flights to Florida from the UK due to Hurricane Ian.


TUI currently operates flights from the UK to Melbourne-Orlando, the airport in Florida families travel to especially when going on Disney breaks.

The tour operator's flights originally landed at Orlando Sandford Airport, but changed to Melbourne-Orlando earlier this year.

Yesterday flights from Glasgow and Birmingham to Melbourne-Orlando Airport were cancelled.

More routes were affected today with flights from Gatwick and Newcastle cancelled.

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However, TUI confirmed that while the airport is reopening today, they will not be able to restart flights until tomorrow.

They said: "We are aware that Melbourne-Orlando Airport will be re-opening on Friday 30th September.

"Due to effects on some infrastructure, we won't be able to operate any TUI flights into Melbourne-Orlando Airport until Saturday 1st October.

"We are in the process of contacting all affected customers to update them on their rescheduled flight times."

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The airport currently states on social media: "As of 6:00am today, the Melbourne Orlando International Airport has reopened and resumed normal operations following #HurricaneIan."

Hurricane Ian made landfall on Wednesday afternoon, battering the state with 150mph winds and flooding entire counties.

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President Joe Biden has since declared a major disaster for Florida.

Here is what you should do if your flight is cancelled, as well as how to get compensation.


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