Perhaps the owners of LHR, Ferrovial, simply don’t have the cash for purchasing de-icing material?
Also, as it snows with regularity in Scotland, it would be interesting to see how ABZ, EDI, and GLA have dealt with the weather.
Surely the Scottish airports have some spare de-icing equipment they can send down to London?
As much as we would like to keep the threads apolitical, I’m afraid this isn’t always possible as the travel industry, climate change, and politics are all now inextricably linked. The best we can hope for is for posters keeping their party politcal propoganda to themselves.
Anyway, isn’t it ironic that baggage handlers are being labelled “commies” when, in reality, any sort of strike action in the few remaining or erstwhile communist countries would have been dealt with thuggishly by the authorities.