Delta Air Lines global outage causes delays at Myrtle Beach Airport

Delta Air Lines global outage causes delays at Myrtle Beach Airport

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Delta Air Lines caused many delays and cancellations for travelers this morning because of a power outage, according to the Associated Press. Several flights arriving and departing from Myrtle Beach International Airport were affected.

The computer system crashed around 2:30 a.m. at an Atlanta-based airline facility.

At times, the technology at the airports were giving inaccurate information, states the Associated Press.

The power outage also affected travelers at Myrtle Beach's International Airport.

According to the MYR's website, the following Monday flights were delayed:

  • Flight 1192 scheduled to arrive at 10:57 a.m. from Atlanta, delayed to 2:06 p.m.
  • Flight 1064 scheduled to arrive at 1:32 p.m. from Atlanta, delayed to 5:55 p.m.
  • Flight 1085 scheduled to arrive at 4:23 p.m. from Atlanta, delayed to 6:15 p.m.
  • Flight 257, schedule to depart at 6 a.m. to Atlanta - no updated time provided.

The company said travelers will be entitled to a refund if the flight is canceled or significantly delayed. Travelers on some routes can also make a one-time change to the ticket free of charge, the Associated Press states.

Delta responded to customers via Twitter and said, "Our systems are down everywhere. Hopefully it won't be much longer."

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.