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British Airways says IT systems running again after weekend outage
May 30, 2017 / 10:36 AM / in 6 months

British Airways says IT systems running again after weekend outage

LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways said it expected to deliver a full schedule of flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Tuesday after its computer network recovered from an outage which left 75,000 passengers stranded over the weekend.

A man arrives at the British Airways check-in desk at Gatwick Airport in southern England, Britain, May 28, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

“Our IT systems are back up and running and our operation continues to run as planned today with a full flight schedule at Heathrow and Gatwick,” British Airways, which is owned by IAG (ICAG.L), said in a statement.

(The story was refiled to correct the day in the first paragraph to Tuesday, not Monday)

Reporting by Alistair Smout; Editing by Kate Holton and David Goodman

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