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UK travel chaos: British Airways systems isssue causes flight delays, cancellations at London airports


LONDON: Thousands of passengers at airports across London faced long queues and problems checking in after an issue with British Airways’ (BA) IT system caused flights to be delayed or cancelled on Wednesday (Aug 7), in the midst of the peak summer holiday period.

BA said on Wednesday it had cancelled some flights from Heathrow, Gatwick and London City airports.

This is the airline’s third major computer failure in a little more than two years, and adds to a string of problems at BA, which is also smarting from a US$230 million…



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