Delta flights resume after worldwide ‘system outage’

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FILE - In this May 15, 2014, file photo, a Delta Air Lines Boeing 757-232 lands at Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Fla. Delta reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Some Delta departures are resuming after a power outage in Atlanta.

The outage affected Delta systems worldwide.

The release said customers should still except delays and cancellations.

As of 10:30 a.m. Monday, Delta had cancelled 300 flights.

Delta has issued a travel waiver for passengers traveling Aug. 8-12. You can find it by clicking here.


Delta released a statement saying the system issues began with a power outage in Atlanta around 2:30 a.m.

The full statement is below.

A power outage in Atlanta, which began at approximately 2:30 a.m. ET, has impacted Delta computer systems and operations worldwide, resulting in flight delays. Large-scale cancellations are expected today. All flights enroute are operating normally. We are aware that flight status systems, including airport screens, are incorrectly showing flights on time. We apologize to customers who are affected by this issue, and our teams are working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. Updates will be available on


Delta suggests checking your flight status before you head to the airport while these issues are being resolved.

To check your flight status, click here.





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