There has been major disruption at Birmingham Airport with flights unable to land and being diverted to other airports due to an air traffic control fault.

Passengers have been advised by officials to check with their airline regarding departures and arrivals.

Flights are currently holding or diverting to other airports.

A spokesman for the airport said: "Birmingham Airport has had to temporarily suspend services due to an air traffic control fault.

"We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

"Passengers are advised to check with their airline regarding flight departures and arrivals. We apologise for the inconvenience this is causing to our passengers."

One unlucky passenger tweeted: "A cancelled flight yesterday and now no chance of getting on our alternative option as Birmingham airport is closed due to technical difficulties".

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