Queen's procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall. Posting on Twitter, airport spokespeople claimed there would be delays to allow for London to be silent during the historic moment of mourning.Flights on Monday, September 19, may also be disrupted during her Majesty's funeral service. READ MORE: Where can I go to pay tribute to the Queen?
Buckingham Palace releases full list The Civil Aviation Authority has imposed a restriction on airspace over central London.This bans aircraft – including drones – flying below 2,500ft between September 9-19.A spokesperson for London City airport said: “Out of respect for the period of mourning following the passing of Her Majesty the Queen, some flights this afternoon will be delayed to ensure silence during the ceremonial procession."They continued: "Airlines will notify passengers directly of any changes."We anticipate further changes to London City Airport’s operation on Mon, 19 Sept, when Her Majesty’s funeral is due to take place.
We will communicate more details over the coming days.”Heathrow Airport has also stated that some flights today have been cancelled.A statement from Heathrow said: "Passengers will be notified by their airlines directly of any changes to flights."We anticipate further changes to the Heathrow operation on Monday September 19, when Her Majesty’s funeral is due to take place, and will communicate those in more detail over coming days."We apologise for the disruption these changes cause, as we work to limit the impact on the upcoming events."And, British Airways has cancelled 16 short-haul flights during the restriction on airspace.London Stansted is expected to operate as normal in the days ahead.READ NEXT: Save up to £500 on Center Parcs.Read more on dailystar.co.uk