Browsing posts tagged: Outage
Delta flights delayed worldwide due to ‘computer outage’

A system-wide computer outage has delayed Delta flights around the world, leaving thousands of passengers stuck in airports as they wait to board their planes. The US airline says the glitch was caused by a power outage in Atlanta at 2:30AM ET this morning, and “impacted Delta computer systems and operations worldwide.” The company says it’s […]

Delta finally explained how one power outage grounded an entire airline

Earlier this week, Delta passengers worldwide were stranded as a computer failure completely screwed up operations. The ensuing chaos provided a good look at how the robots are actually going to kill us, but also raised some good questions: how does one power outage ground an airline, and how fired is the sysadmin? The Week spoke […]

Turbulence Ahead: Delta Computer Outage Is Just The Start, Say Experts

After a data center outage caused Delta Air Lines to cancel more than 2,100 flights this week, Delta CEO Ed Bastian said the company’s doing everything it can to make sure such an event never happens again. “This isn’t the quality of service, the reliability that you’ve come to expect from Delta Air Lines,” he […]