Travel Alert: Delta Air Lines lifts ground stop on flights after worldwide outage

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A system-wide computer outage Monday morning is triggering delays worldwide for Delta Air Lines, according to company officials.

The airline released a statement saying, “Delta ground stop has been lifted and limited departures are resuming following a power outage in Atlanta that impacted Delta computer systems and operations worldwide. Cancellations and delays continue.┬áCustomers heading to the airport should expect delays and cancellations. While inquiries are high and wait times are long, our customer service agents are doing everything they can to assist.”

Officials said there may also be some lag time in the display of accurate flight status at Delta.com, the Fly Delta App and from Delta representatives on the phone and in airport.

The airline has issued a travel waiver, which is available a this link.