ATLANTA — Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has grounded all departures after the company tweeted that its computer systems are “down everywhere.”
“Delta has experienced a computer outage that has impacted flights scheduled for this morning,” the airline said in a statement. “Flights awaiting departure are currently delayed. Flights en route are operating normally. Delta is advising travelers to check the status of their flights this morning while the issue is being addressed.”
According to NBC News, the global outage was causing delays for thousands of travelers at airports worldwide, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Tokyo and London.