Outdated Technology Likely Culprit in Southwest Airlines Outage

This isn’t the first time an airline has had an automation issue this year. American Airlines just experienced technical difficulties three weeks ago and United has already had two major outages in 2015. Rick Seaney, a representative of farecompare.com, told NBC DFW the rapid growth of the major airlines through consolidation has strained the computer systems.

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Published: October 22, 2015