Power Shortage at Gatwick Airport Disrupts Baggage System

A power shortage at Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal disrupted the baggage-handling system this morning, according to the airport’s Twitter account.

Extra staff were brought in to manually move the bags and engineers have since restored power, the airport said.

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