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Lufthansa departures briefly hit by computer outage - airport staff

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa and Air France were briefly hit by computer problems preventing them from boarding passengers on Thursday evening, airport and airline staff said on Thursday. A gate agent at Frankfurt airport, Lufthansa's main hub, had announced the airline was having "a computer system breakdown worldwide," preventing passengers from getting on planes, but shortly afterwards was able to resume boarding, a Reuters reporter at the scene said. The airline said on its Twitter account the systems were back up and running after a global outage.Twitter users spoke of similar ...

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 00:51 IST
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