Thousands of passengers across the world delayed by new United Airlines computer glitch
Thousands of passengers were delayed around the globe after a United Airlines computer glitch temporarily halted departures with the carrier.
Passengers said they were forced to wait on board planes or inside terminals as flights were delayed for several hours due to the system-wide issue.
It is the third computer glitch to hit United's owner United Continental Holdings in recent months and the latest in a series of problems that have tested the reliance on technology of some of the world's largest carriers.
The airline said in a statement on its Twitter feed late on Thursday in the United... read more
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