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British Airways resolves tech problems, major delays still possible

Christian Fernsby |
British Airways travelers found themselves waiting at UK airports for hours early Wednesday, due to problems with its online check-ins, flight departure systems and app.

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The airline is used "back-up manual systems" to keep flights operating, and said in the afternoon that the problem was resolved.

Nearly 100 flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick have been canceled, and 200 have been delayed, according to ITV.

Flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin have suffered similar problems, the Guardian and the Irish Times noted.

Long lines formed at airports across the UK, However, the problem isn't global and hasn't impacted flights at every airport, the BBC reported.

The airline apologized to customers in an afternoon statement noting that the problem was resolved.


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