Liverpool news cancelled flight

Liverpool news: Club confirm another cancelled flight amid Champions League travel chaos

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Some Liverpool fans are struggling to get to Kiev

It is said the tour operator for the flights could not meet legal crew rest period requirements.

Liverpool tweeted: “Liverpool FC has been made aware of the cancellation of a further charter flight to Kiev – fans affected will be entitled to a refund of their match ticket.”

Around 1,000 fans have already been left without travel for the Champions League final on Saturday due to flight cancellations.

Supporters from both Liverpool and Real Madrid are pouring into Ukraine any way they can.

Some have booked multiple stop-overs in order to get to Kiev before Saturday’s 7.45pm kick off.

Earlier on Thursday, Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson confirmed he had spoken to Kiev’s mayor Vitali Klitschko to try and resolve a situation where three planes could not land in the Ukrainian capital.

But tour operator World Choice Sports later confirmed the flights would remain cancelled.

“Dear customers – With deep regret, we have had to cancel three flights to Kiev

“Due to so many flights going into Kiev, Kiev Borispyl has unable to allocate times for aircraft.

“We have worked extremely hard over the last 48 hours trying to resolve these issues. We have had Liverpool football club, Police, UEFA and everyone at the highest levels of authority trying to resolve this.

“We have exhausted all avenues to try and get landing slots. We have had them from Liverpool airport and Manchester airport and we have applied for slots in the correct manner and time frame with the authorities. To reiterate this problem IS with Kiev.

“Flight numbers affected and cancelled: 25th May ET8700, 27th May ET8701, 26TH May ET8704,27TH May ET8705, 26th May ET8706, 27Th May ET8707.

“ALL OTHER FLIGHTS ARE UNAFFECTED. You will have received etickets via email in the last week or so.

“At this stage we can only make a huge apology and are very sorry let you down on this occasion. We will be processing full refunds of monies paid as soon as possible, starting tomorrow.

“If you have booked online, this will be refunded to the same payment method. If you have paid by cash, we will issue a cheque.”

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