A Delta Airline ground stop has been lifted and limited departures are resuming after a power outage beginning at 2:30 a.m. ET in Atlanta impacted Delta computer systems and operations worldwide, resulting in flight delays.
Delta released a statement at 8:40 a.m. ET stating “cancellations and delays continue.” Customers heading to the airport should expect delays and cancellations.
“While inquiries are high and wait times are long, our customer service agents are doing everything they can to assist” Delta said.
(2 of 3) @Delta customers headed to airports should expect delays/cancellations. Customer service agents doing everything they can to help.
— Delta News Hub (@DeltaNewsHub) August 8, 2016
A waiver is available for Delta customers traveling between August 8th-12th.
Delta Airline is one of the largest worldwide airlines and has their headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.