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Southwest technology problems cancel, delay flights (Update)

July 21,2016 11:08

Airlines have sprawling, overlapping and complicated technology systems, and even brief outages can cause thousands of passengers to be stranded for hours. Last October, an outage caused about 800 Southwest flights to be delayed and forced employees ...


People wait in the Southwest Airlines check-in line at Sky Harbor International Airport, Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Phoenix. Southwest said it has mostly fixed computer problems that caused hundreds of flights to be canceled or delayed, but the airline warned passengers that there could be long lines at airports on Thursday. (Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic via AP) The Associated Press

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