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UPDATE: 55 WestJet flights delayed in ‘significant’ IT outage

Travellers being advised to check their flight status before heading to the airport
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UPDATE: WestJet says previous IT issues have been fixed.

Those travelling on WestJet Saturday were told to plan ahead, due to a “significant” IT outage that impacted everything from reservations to check-ins.

The outage effected multiple systems including phone lines and booking flights online.

Fifty-five flights were delayed due to the technical difficulties, but passengers made it to their destination by end of day, WestJet said in a statement.

WestJet had advised travellers to check their flight status before heading to the airport.


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I began my journalistic journey at Black Press Media as a community reporter in my hometown of Maple Ridge, B.C.
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