Airline 'caused holiday misery'.A BUDGET airline were yesterday accused of causing holiday misery for passengers after their flights were hit by long delays.
Flyglobespan left Scottish tourists stranded in Palma, Majorca Majorca (məjôr`kə), Span. Mallorca (mälyôr`kä), island (1991 pop. 602,074), 1,405 sq mi (3,639 sq km), Spain, largest of the Balearic Islands, in the W Mediterranean. Palma is the chief city. , for eight hours on Sunday Sunday: see Sabbath; week. , then told them the aircraft was needed on another route.
And a similar problem yesterday meant that passengers due back from Lanzarote were told their flight would not land in Glasgow Glasgow, city, Scotland
Glasgow (glăs`gō, –kō, glăz`gō), city (1991 pop. 688,500) and council area, S central Scotland, on the river Clyde. until 4pm - 12 hours late.
At the same time, tourists on the company's Malaga and Palma routes were told they could also face delays.
One passenger said: "On Sunday, the Glasgow to Palma flight was delayed for eight hours and the reason given was an operational decision.
"This seemed to be down to the fact that the Palma aircraft was sent to Malaga to pick up passengers there, leaving the Palma passengers stranded.
"The same scenario happened yesterday.
"A flight due in Glasgow from Lanzarote at 4am was not expected to land until 12 hours later.
"The Malaga flight was also delayed, with the possibility that the Palma flight would be too.
"When are they going to get their act together and stop causing misery to their passengers?"
A month ago, Flyglobespan customers on both sides of the Atlantic faced a 38-hour delay.
Passengers in Florida Florida, state, United States
Florida (flôr`ĭdə, flŏr`–), state in the extreme SE United States. A long, low peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean (E) and the Gulf of Mexico (W), Florida is bordered by Georgia and and Glasgow were left grounded after their plane developed a technical problem.
Despite the delays, the firm are still attracting customers.
Earlier this year, they reported that passenger numbers were up 34 per cent to 1.81million.