NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Fort Worth-based American Airlines was among the carriers experiencing problems with check-in, causing long lines at Dallas Fort Worth International and Love Field Airport.
A computer outage with Sabre, the company that some airlines use for flight bookings, caused issues with check-in and boarding systems for American, JetBlue and Alaska Airlines.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
When a customer complained on Twitter American Airlines responded saying, “Our teams are engaged and working to fix this ASAP. We appreciate your patience and apologize for the wait.”
Our teams are engaged and working to fix this ASAP. We appreciate your patience and apologize for the wait.READ MORE: Fort Hood Soldier Accused Of Smuggling Migrants Into Texas From Mexico
— americanair (@AmericanAir) May 21, 2021
“Earlier today, Sabre had a technical issue that impacted multiple carriers,” American Airlines said in a statement. “This issue has been resolved and our systems are back online. We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience.”MORE NEWS: Cartoon Face Apps May Have Some Drawbacks When It Comes To Privacy
The problem has been resolved, but flight delays are being reported nationwide. Travelers are being advised to check their flight status before heading to the airport.