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: 2022 Wawa Welcome America Festival Guide: Road Closures, Public Transportation Information
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: Fourth Of July Weekend Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Most Of Philadelphia Region
“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: Workers At Atlantic City's Hard Rock Casino Reach Tentative Agreement With Employer To Avoid Strike
Officials say the systems are now back online but the airlines are trying to catch up on those delayed flights.