Regional Carrier SkyWest Cancels 700 US Flights Over Technical Woes

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Flight attendants speech   successful  a astir   bare  compartment  connected  a Delta Airlines formation  operated by SkyWest Airlines arsenic  question   has cutback, amid concerns of the coronavirus illness  (COVID-19), during a formation  departing from Salt Lake City, Utah connected  April 11, 2020. (Jim Urquhart/Reuters)

Flight attendants speech successful a astir bare compartment connected a Delta Airlines formation operated by SkyWest Airlines arsenic question has cutback, amid concerns of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19), during a formation departing from Salt Lake City, Utah connected April 11, 2020. (Jim Urquhart/Reuters)

WASHINGTON—U.S. regional aerial bearer SkyWest Airlines cancelled astir 700 flights due to the fact that of an interior machine contented that crippled operations for 5 hours earlier it was resolved, the hose said connected Thursday.

SkyWest provides determination work for cardinal operators specified arsenic American Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta Air Lines.

A spokeswoman for SkyWest said the docket changes included formation “cancellations into time morning, arsenic we enactment to get crews and craft into position.”

SkyWest added it was moving “to instrumentality to mean operations arsenic rapidly arsenic possible.”

SkyWest confirmed the occupation was a “server issue” that affected operations for astir 5 hours.

Earlier, United Airlines said connected its website that SkyWest was “experiencing a server outage that has impacted aggregate airlines.”

Aviation website FlightAware showed SkyWest flights opening to resume precocious connected Thursday.

Reuters

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