Southwest Flights Return to Normal After Computer Glitch Causes Delays

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LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Flights on Southwest Airlines returned to normal on Saturday, after an internal computer failure caused delays.

“On Friday, June 21, Southwest Airlines experienced a systemwide computer outage impacting a number of flights and Customers,” the company said on its website.

A total of 64 flights were canceled because of the outage, officials with Southwest said.

Other flights were delayed between 30 and 80 minutes.

At issue was an internal system used to dispatch flights.

As of Saturday morning, Southwest systems were back to “working at full capacity,” the airline said.

However, the company encouraged passengers to check their flight status before arriving at the airport.

To find out if your flight will be departing on time, click here.

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