A number of flights to London from Dubai have successfully landed despite the widespread snow in the UK.

A number of flights to London from Dubai have successfully landed despite the widespread snow in the UK.A statement from Emirates airline, which offers a number of flights to Dubai, advised customers to check their website for updates but stressed that many UK airports remain open including London Gatwick, Birmingham, Newcastle, Manchester and Glasgow remain open.

“Flight information will be updated on the website every five minutes. Emirates apologises for any inconvenience caused,” it added.

The airline also confirmed that its flights to Dubai from London Heathrow are currently departing on time.

Meanwhile, a spokesperson for Lufthansa confirmed that all of its from Dubai and Abu Dhabi to Frankfurt are on schedule.

BAA Heathrow is providing regular updates for travellers via its website, Twitter, text messages and iPhone/Android mobile apps. The airport operator has also confirmed that the government has approved the operation of extra flights overnight from Heathrow.

Written by Ruth Norris.

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