CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — On Tuesday morning, four Delta Airlines flights departing fromthe Charleston International Airport to Atlanta were cancelled. Travelers are urged to check Delta’s website for the latest.
Delta is cancelling nearly 250 flights Tuesday morning as it works to reset the operation and get crews, aircraft and other operational elements in place to take care of customers. The airline experienced a loss of power Monday morning that impacted operations systemwide.
“We were able to bring our systems back on line and resume flights within a few hours yesterday but we are still operating in recovery mode,” said Dave Holtz, S.V.P. – Operations and Customer Center. “We are sorry for what many of our customers have experienced over the past 24 hours, including those who remain at airports and continue waiting for their flights. We are doing everything we can to return our operation to normal reliability, but we do expect additional delays and cancellations.”
The airline said it canceled around 1,000 flights Monday. Customers traveling Tuesday should check the status of their flight at delta.com or the Fly Delta App. Customers can rebook their flight via the website.
Confirmation of Monday’s troubles came in an official account that responds to customers via Twitter. The airline declined to immediately comment by phone and it was unclear whether all its flights were affected.