British Airways cuts 10 300 more flights through October

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A British Airways Boeing 747-400 (G-CIVY) aircraft arrives at St. Athan airport on October 8, 2020 in St. Athan, Wales.
A British Airways Boeing 747-400 (G-CIVY) aircraft arrives at St. Athan airport on October 8, 2020 in St. Athan, Wales.

British Airways on Wednesday axed another 10 300 short-haul flights through the end of October, with the aviation sector battling staff shortages and booming demand as the pandemic recedes.

"The whole aviation industry continues to face into significant challenges and we're completely focussed on building resilience into our operation to give customers the certainty they deserve," the airline said in a statement, having already announced hundreds of flight cancellations this summer.

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