A computer issue grounded Air Canada flights on Tuesday.
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A computer technical issue is affecting Air Canada’s airport operations, check-in systems and customer call centres.On its website, Air Canada says at the moment it is not possible to: book a flight; check-in for a flight or check a flight’s status.Vancouver International Airport is advising passengers to monitor the Air Canada website for flight information.“We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this temporary interruption in service may cause,” Air Canada said in an alert to passengers.The system outage has grounded many of the airline’s planes.FAA airspace system status website showing Air Canada and its regional carriers in a full ground stop due to “computer issues” pic.twitter.com/evzF3KM6Eq— Jeffrey Cook (@JeffreyCook) May 29, 2019Quick update: Two hours in and no updates from @AirCanada at Pearson. The initial excitement of free pretzels is wearing off and would-be passengers are losing hope. The good news? There are still five boxes of apple juice left on the pretzel cart. More as the story develops… pic.twitter.com/ittUAPIYtQ— Matt Salvatore (@MattSalvatore) May 29, 2019I’m stuck on an @AirCanada flight in Vancouver trying to take off to Edmonton. Been sitting here for 75 minutes now.— Nick Iozzo (@nickiozzo) May 29, 2019