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London's Heathrow airport operational after runway lighting issues

FILE PHOTO: A British Airways passenger plane prepares to land at Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport in London, Britain, March 28, 2008. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/File Photo

(Reuters) - London’s Heathrow airport said on Wednesday it was open and operational after a technical issue with the runway lighting affected its operations.

"Following earlier runway lighting issues both runways are now open and operational," the airport said in a tweet bit.ly/2D7c11L.

Reporting by Philip George in Bengaluru, Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips and Gopakumar Warrier

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