PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Officials at Philadelphia International Airport tell Eyewitness News American Airlines and JetBlue experienced systemwide computer outages overnight. The outage led to several flight delays nationwide, including at PHL.
Passengers arriving at the airport were unable to check in early Friday morning.READ MORE: Suspect Turns Himself In For Deadly Beating Outside Pat's Steaks In South Philadelphia, Police Confirm
One woman says her flight was scheduled to leave at 6:20 a.m. She got there at 4 a.m. but turns out that wasn’t early enough.READ MORE: Center City Street Closures, Parking Restrictions In Effect For Filming Of Adam Sandler 'Hustle' Movie
“The line was around and serpentine, there were so many people. There was a system outage. They wouldn’t hold the plane for 10 minutes. We were 10 minutes from getting on board. We’ve just lost a night in Bermuda and screwed up our whole vacation,” one traveler at Philadelphia International Airport said.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: DA Krasner To Highlight DAO's Relocation Program, Provide Gun Crimes Update
Officials say the systems are now back online but the airlines are trying to catch up on those delayed flights.