April 23, 2018

System outage at Air Canada causes delays at Calgary airport

14 March 2018, 06:08 | Lionel James

Air Canada computer glitch causing long lines across Canadian airports

Computer issues with Air Canada causing problems at some Canadian airports

According to reports from multiple airports, including Toronto and Calgary, Air Canada is now experiencing a network outage nationwide with its computer system across the country. "We appreciate our customers' patience and we have arranged additional staffing to get our customers on their way as soon as possible".

Air Canada customers in foreign airports have also been raising concerns about long lines and check-in delays. According to flight-tracking website, Air Canada was experiencing almost 170 total flight delays as of Monday afternoon.

All flights are now available for purchase via the Air Canada app, at and through travel agents.

The Canadian carrier advised in a tweet that airport systems, check-in and customer call centres were all back online.

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The airport said flight AC8060 to Vancouver was cancelled due to a network outage.

Those at the Regina Airport who are either leaving or flying out on an Air Canada flight may want to check on the status of their flight.

The issues were resolved shortly after 2:00 p.m., but customers were left reeling from the technical meltdown.

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