There's no easy way to prevent rogue drone pilots from causing disruptions at UK airports, transport secretary Chris Grayling has said. It means the chaos recently experienced by passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow may be repeated. Currently, there is no "off the shelf solution" to the new problem, while the technologies that are now being developed are "very immature," Grayling told Sky News. Drone disruptions have become a hot topic in the UK recently after two major airport incidents in London. Around 1,000 flights were canceled, affecting the travel plans of 140,000 people, after two unmanned aircraft hampered Gatwick's operations for two days in December. Heathrow had to hold plane departures for an hour last Tuesday after a drone was spotted in the vicinity of the airport.
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