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Chaos as Delta computer failure hits Rome airport

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Chaos as Delta computer failure hits Rome airport
The American airline Delta is yet to confirm the cause of the information system outage. Photo: Alessandro Ambrosetti
12:47 CEST+02:00
Hundreds of Delta passengers were grounded at Rome's Fiumicino airport on Monday after the American airline suspended all flights due to a computer failure.

Five flights were due to take off from the airport between 9am and 1pm local time.

Airports worldwide have been affected by the outage, the cause of which is yet to be confirmed by the company.

Among those in Europe affected are London's Heathrow, Amsterdam's Schipol Airport and Màlaga Airport in Spain.


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