Tag: IT Systems Outage

European Flights Back to Normal After Eurocontrol IT System Crash

Reading Time: 1 minute Normality has returned to European air traffic after approximately 15,000 trips, roughly half of those in European airspace, were affected by the failure of Eurocontrol’s Enhanced Tactical Flow Management System (ETFMS), which took place at around 2000 BST on Tuesday April 4. It is believed that 29,500 flights were scheduled over Eurocontrol-managed airspace, out of […]

British Airways To Lose €80 Million After Weekend IT Catastrophe

Reading Time: 2 minutes British Airways (BA), the UK’s flag-carrying airline has been left to lick its wounds after a backup generator failed to kick-in immediately following a power surge and which knocked out its whole of the carrier’s computer system on Saturday. This left the airline having to cancel all weekend flights from both Heathrow, Europe’s busiest airport, […]

Delta Flight Cancellations Approach 300 After IT Systems Outage

Reading Time: 1 minute Having cancelled 170 flights on Sunday, Delta Airlines Inc. had to cancel approximately 110 further flights this Monday, with additional cancellations possible, following a computer breakdown which left passengers stranded across the U.S. Today (Monday), FlightAware indicated that 180 Delta flights had been delayed as of 10.36 a.m. local time. In a statement, Ed Bastian, […]