Southwest Airways flights briefly delayed once more, a day after weather-service glitch


Southwest Airways Boeing 737-7H4 takes off from Hollywood Burbank Airport on September 16, 2020 in Burbank, California.

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Southwest Airlines operations have been briefly disrupted Tuesday whereas a minimum of one main airport informed the service’s prospects to anticipate delays, a day after a technical drawback with a weather-data provider delayed lots of of flights.

Southwest informed prospects who complained about check-in and flight delays that the service was experiencing “system points.”

“We’re conscious of system points and are working rapidly to resolve,” Southwest stated in a tweet. “We’ll share extra information quickly.”

Hollywood Burbank Airport in California tweeted at 2:25 p.m. ET that the problem was resolved and that operations had resumed.

Denver Worldwide Airport earlier tweeted that Southwest was having a “community connectivity situation” and warned vacationers that flight delays are doubtless.

The airline did not instantly reply to a request for remark. The Federal Aviation Administration referred inquiries to the airline.

On Monday, 1,541 Southwest flights, about 41% of its schedule, have been delayed in line with flight-tracking website Greater than 700 Southwest flights have been delayed on Tuesday, a few fifth of the service’s schedule, in line with the positioning.

The airline stated its operations on have been disrupted Monday night after its “third-party climate supplier skilled intermittent efficiency points” however informed workers on Tuesday that it was in “comparatively fine condition” as operations resumed.