British Airways Passengers stranded for hours

British Airways passengers were stranded on the tarmac for three hours with no food, water or air conditioning.

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Passengers were recently disappointed by lack of organisation from British Airways.

Travellers who were flying from Athens to Heathrow, London were stuck for three hours when the plane's power failed in Greece. 

The passengers, among whom were families with young children, had no choice but to remain on the tarmac in the plane with no air conditioning for three hours before the flight was finally cancelled.  

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The BA633 flight was supposed to depart from Athens at 7.50pm on Monday, however, travellers on the flight were still in Greece as late as 2am.

The passengers were forced to endure heat in the plane because the air-conditioning could only work if the plane's engines were on.

As a result, cabin lights were powered down as well emergency exit lights. Passengers reportedly had to resort to turning on the lights on their mobile phones to provide some light to guide their movements.

Despite the fact that children were aboard, food and drink were not offered unless asked for.  Eventually, passengers were taken back to the airport on a bus before they were finally taken to a hotel.

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