Southwest Airlines Computer Glitch Causes Hundreds of Delays

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Is it just us, or does it seem like air travel is more of a nightmare than ever? Charging for peanuts and pillows are the least of our concerns anymore.

Pilots practically need flight-insurance for all the narrowly missed mid-air collisions recently, and for systems that rely heavily on technology a computer glitch can bring the whole thing to an abrupt halt. Just ask Southwest Airlines.

A glitch in their system affected hundreds of flights, mostly on the west coast. Southwest said, in part, we “…experienced a system wide computer outage impacting a number of flights and customers. Southwest systems are working at full capacity but flights are expected to be impacted on Saturday.”

So, here’s to hoping you booked your flights on Sunday!