FLIGHTS WORLDWIDE DELAYED AS AMADEUS BOOKING SYSTEM SUFFERS 'NETWORK ISSUE'

AIRLINES WORLDWIDE WERE FORCED TO DELAY FLIGHTS THURSDAY AS A GLOBAL FLIGHT-BOOKINGS SYSTEM OPERATED BY AMADEUS IT GROUP SA SUFFERED WHAT THE COMPANY CALLE

AMADEUS CONFIRMS THAT, DURING THE MORNING, WE EXPERIENCED A NETWORK ISSUE THAT CAUSED DISRUPTION TO SOME OF OUR SYSTEMS, THE MADRID-BASED COMPANY SAID IN A STATEMENT.

Some airlines reported that they were affected by the glitch for a matter of minutes, though it was 3 1/2 hours before Amadeus was able to say that the network was "functioning normally."

LONDON – Airlines worldwide were forced to delay flights Thursday as a global flight-bookings system operated by Amadeus IT Group SA suffered what the company called a “network issue.” Carriers including British...

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