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System wide technical issues ground Southwest flights

6 years 4 months 1 week ago Wednesday, July 20 2016 Jul 20, 2016 July 20, 2016 3:35 PM July 20, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS - Technical issues have Southwest Airlines flights grounded and long lines forming at airports throughout the country on Wednesday afternoon.

The company tweeted just before 2 p.m. that they were aware of system wide issues and were working to get everything back online.

Within an hour, the airline was on the receiving end of a whirlwind of stranded customer complaints as they issues kept all Southwest flights grounded.

A Southwest director in Dallas said just before 3 p.m. that the systems were coming online slowly.

There are currently three affected Southwest flights grounded at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

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