Airline issues causes delays at Quad City and Eastern Iowa airports

Dwayne Harmon
April 2, 2019

There was a "system-wide" outage that began shortly before 5:30 a.m.

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Travelers are still seeing the impacts of a technical glitch that triggered flight delays at BWI Airport on Monday.

Eastern that several airlines experienced issues with a flight planning weight and balance program called Aerodata. United Continental had about 150 regional flights delayed.

Alaska Airlines said on Twitter that they are working on a solution.

A similar issue hit airlines last week when the computer system Sabre suffered an outage.

Southwest and Delta are among at least five major airlines reporting systemwide computer outages Monday morning that delayed hundreds of flights.

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There are multiple delays for arrivals and departures at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Airlines say travelers should check their websites for the latest updates on flights.

Another asked Southwest if the airline was playing an April Fools joke on passengers.

The agency released a statement around 8.30 a.m. ET, saying the issue had been resolved and an FAA spokesman said it plans to look into the outage.

Of the affected airlines, the Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport shows just a handful of canceled flights.

The FAA has now said the situation has been resolved - but the above airlines are all experiencing residual delays.

If you're heading to Detroit to catch a flight Monday, you may want to take note.

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