British Airways cancels flights after major IT outage


There’s travel chaos this bank holiday weekend, after British Airways canceled hundreds of flights as a result of a major IT systems outage. The issue, which the airline has described as a “major IT system failure” and a “global system outage, has caused “severe disruption” to British Airways’ worldwide operations. Passengers are unable to check in, and parts of the British Airways website is down. Hundreds of passengers are also sat on the tarmac, as outbound aircraft are unable to vacate gates. The airline has suspended all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick until 18:00 BST today. It’s not immediately clear…

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from UK – The Next Web https://thenextweb.com/insider/2017/05/27/british-airways-cancels-flights-major-outage/

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