Delta Grounds Flights Worldwide After Computer System Failure

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Photo via iStock/Boarding1Now

Photo via iStock/Boarding1Now

All Delta Airlines flights, including those departing from Logan International Airport, have been grounded Monday morning following a “system outage” affecting the company’s servers worldwide.

“Delta has experienced a computer outage that has affected flights scheduled for this morning,” Delta said in a statement. “Flights awaiting departure are currently delayed.”

Logan Airport due to delta delays. #Delta pic.twitter.com/gwj9JEqbdz

— BLem (@TheLemmer) August 8, 2016

While flights currently en route are operating without issue, travelers here on the ground are experiencing apocalyptic delays. Delta recommends passengers check the status of their flight before heading to the airport.

Flight status systems, airport screens incorrectly showing flights on time. Widespread cancels occurring, expected. Teams working to resolve

— Delta News Hub (@DeltaNewsHub) August 8, 2016

Delta also announced its offering waivers and refunds for passengers affected by the cancellations and delays, valid through Friday.

Source URL: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/2016/08/08/delta-grounds-flights-logan/