How Do I Check My Flight Details & Status?

Whether it’s bad weather, problems with the airline or just the aircraft refuelling, flight delays happen every day.

And in order to avoid a mad panic in the terminal, it can be useful to know how to check a flight’s status from the comfort of your home, when you’re a passenger in a car, or when you’re waiting in departures but don’t want to get up and find the board!

We’ll detail the steps you can take below, but while you’re here you might find the below articles useful as well:

Will a Delayed or Cancelled Flight Affect Your Airport Parking?

How to Tell If Your Flight Will Be Delayed Before It’s Announced

7 Things to Do If You’re Delayed at the Airport RIGHT NOW

Where Can I Check My Flight Status?

Sites like Flight Aware can help you figure out if your flight is still on time simply by entering your flight number, airport or city.

Or if you’d rather contact the airports directly, we’ve included their contact details, phone numbers and live departures information below:

AirportPhone NumberContact InfoLive Departures
Aberdeen Airport0844 481 6666Contact Aberdeen AirportAberdeen Airport Departures
Belfast City Airport0289 093 9093Contact Belfast City AirportBelfast City Departures
Belfast International Airport0289 448 4848Contact Belfast International AirportBelfast International Departures
Birmingham Airport0871 222 0072Contact Birmingham AirportBirmingham Airport Departures
Bristol Airport0871 334 4444Contact Bristol AirportBristol Airport Departures
Doncaster Sheffield Airport0871 220 2210Contact Doncaster Sheffield AirportDoncaster Sheffield Airport Departures
East Midlands Airport0800 083 8759Contact East Midlands AirportEast Midlands Airport Departures
Edinburgh Airport0844 448 8833Contact Edinburgh AirportEdinburgh Airport Departures
Gatwick Airport0844 892 0322Contact Gatwick AirportGatwick Airport Departures
Glasgow Airport0844 481 555Contact Glasgow AirportGlasgow Airport Departures
Heathrow Airport0844 335 1801Contact Heathrow AirportHeathrow Airport Departures
Leeds Bradford Airport0871 288 2288Contact Leeds Bradford AirportLeeds Bradford Airport Departures
Liverpool Airport0871 521 8484Contact Liverpool AirportLiverpool Airport Departures
London City Airport0207 646 0088Contact London City AirportLondon City Airport Departures
Stansted Airport0844 335 1803Contact Stansted AirportStansted Airport Departures
Luton Airport01582 405 100Contact Luton AirportLuton Airport Departures
Manchester Airport0800 042 0213Contact Manchester AirportManchester Airport Departures
Newcastle Airport0871 882 1121Contact Newcastle AirportNewcastle Airport Departures
Southampton Airport0844 481 7777Contact Southampton AirportSouthampton Airport Departures
Southend Airport01702 538 500Contact Southend AirportSouthend Airport Departures

The most important thing to remember is that everyone from the airline to the airports have your safety at heart, so you can rest easy knowing that if your flight is delayed, it’s for a very good reason. Happy flying!