September 13, 2019 / 5:52 AM / a month ago

London's Heathrow airport says no disruption from activists' drones

A police vehicle is seen parked near Heathrow airport after climate activists said they planned to fly drones near the airport, in London, Britain, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) - London’s Heathrow Airport said there had been no disruption to operations by climate activists who planned to fly drones near the airport to ground flights on Friday, with British police saying they had arrested two men at the airport.

“There’s no disruption,” a spokeswoman for Heathrow Airport said. “Runways and taxiways remain operational.”

Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Kate Holton

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