Last updated: 04:37 PM ET, Mon May 30 2016

Server Crash At JFK Jams Up Memorial Day Weekend Travel

Airlines & Airports | Barry Kaufman | May 30, 2016

Server Crash At JFK Jams Up Memorial Day Weekend Travel

A server crash at a British Airways terminal at New York’s John F. Kennedy airport yesterday continues to cause delays.

The crash occurred around 4 p.m. ET Sunday, at JFK’s Terminal Seven, leading to an ongoing delay that, at its worst, affected 1,500 customers.

Things are now “running again as normal,” according to British Airways, which issued a statement saying, "We apologize for any inconvenience caused to our customers last night, as a result of a system outage at JFK airport in New York," the company said in a statement. "British Airways colleagues worked to assist customers during the outage to ensure all flights departed."

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A little more than 24 hours after the server crash, JFK was running average delays of 25 minutes, according to CNN is also reporting that as of Monday morning, several airlines were checking people in manually and that Ports Authority officials are warning that passengers can expect further delays and large crowds.


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