Air India flights affected worldwide due to server glitch, system restored
Air India's SITA server has been restored after the system was down all over India and overseas since 3:30 am on Saturday that led to the delay of its flights.
New Delhi: Air India's SITA server has been restored after the system was down all over India and overseas since 3:30 am on Saturday that led to the delay of its flights.
Chairman and Managing Director of the state-owned airline, Ashwani Lohani, said that Air India's system was restored.
"Between 3:30 to 4:30 am today, passenger services' system of Air India that is run by SITA was taken for maintenance. After that, it remained down till 8:45 am. The system has been restored. During the day, we will see consequential delays," Lohani said.
Air India flights were affected due to the SITA server glitch all over India and overseas since the wee hours of Saturday. Taking to Twitter, the national carrier had said, "#FlyAI: Due to a break down in our server system some of our flights are getting affected all over the world. Work is on in full swing to restore the system. We sincerely regret the inconvenience caused to passengers."
Many passengers are stranded at airports worldwide due to the delay in flights. Passengers took to Twitter to express their ordeal.