A worldwide system failure has been reported by Delta Air Lines. Social media users have posted photos showing long lines of passengers waiting to check-in at airports.
“Our systems are down everywhere. Hopefully it won’t be much longer,” Delta Air Lines said in response to a passenger’s tweet.
@Jessb6484 Hi there. I am really sorry for the inconvenience. Our systems are down everywhere. Hopefully it won’t be much longer. *SD
— Delta (@Delta) August 8, 2016
According to Twitter accounts, passengers are stuck at Heathrow Airport in London, Málaga Airport in Spain, Keflavík International Airport in Reykjavík, Iceland, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and Rome Ciampino Airport.
— Camilla Rosenberg (@ca_mill_mill) August 8, 2016
— Alfredo Acosta (@AlfredoT47) August 8, 2016
Delays have also been reported at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport San Francisco International Airport, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport in Florida and NYC LaGuardia Airport.
— Bobby Digital (@ghostdog310) August 8, 2016
“We’re currently experiencing system issues and working to resolve it asap,” Delta told another passenger on Twitter.
— Jake Chen (@MITJAKE) August 8, 2016
The failure reportedly caused problems with checking into and boarding Delta flights.
Delta main operations center has no functioning computers, Delta pilot on SFO runway says
— Charlie Siler (@cjsiler) August 8, 2016
The airline had to ground flights scheduled to leave Monday.
“Flights awaiting departure are currently delayed. Flights en route …