A major IT outage has hit at least five American airlines
- Dozens of flights have been delayed after the FAA said several major airlines are experiencing an IT issue which is causing delays.
- The affected airlines include Southwest Airlines, Delta, United Airlines, JetBlue, and Alaska Airlines.
Flights at US airports across the country are delayed because of an IT failure affecting at least five airlines, the FAA has said.
Southwest Airlines, Delta, United Airlines, JetBlue, and Alaska Air are affected, and delays are expected, the authority told CBS.
Some of those airlines told passengers on Twitter that an IT failure was to blame.
I completely apologize, we are currently experiencing a System-Wide Outage we are working diligently to get it back up and running. We do not have a specific time as yet. TMC— Delta (@Delta) April 1, 2019
It appears that we are experiencing an outage that is impacting our ability to create release paperwork, Katie. We know this is frustrating, and we will get you in the air as quickly as possible. ^CM— United Airlines (@united) April 1, 2019
Southwest Airlines said on Twitter that they have been told the technical issue delaying their flights has now been resolved.
Alaska Airlines said on Twitter that they are working on a solution.
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