May 19 (Reuters) - Britain’s Manchester Airport said on Sunday it is working on fixing a fuel supply problem at the airport that was caused by a power issue, leading to flight delays.
"Due to a power issue this afternoon there is currently an issue with the fuel supply at the airport and we have engineers on-site working to fix this", the airport said in a tweet bit.ly/2JsL2l8.
The refueling problems led to dozens of flights being delayed and canceled at the airport on Sunday, The Guardian newspaper reported bit.ly/2LW7OUT, adding that up to 13,000 passengers were impacted.
Eighty-six flight were canceled due to the issue and Ryanair , easyJet, Dart Group owned Jet2 and IAG owned British Airways flights were among those affected, the newspaper said.
Manchester airport did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.
Reporting by Sathvik N in Bengaluru; Editing by Daniel Wallis