British Airways flights delayed and cancelled due to IT systems problems

British Airways (BA) passengers have reported delayed and cancelled flights due to IT issues with the company's check-in systems.

Wednesday, 7th August 2019, 8:22 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th August 2019, 8:23 am

Images posted on social media showed long queues of holidaymakers on Wednesday morning as well as error messages with the BA app.

A BA spokesman said: "We are experiencing some systems problems this morning which are affecting check-in and flight departures.

"Please check ba.com and manage my booking for the latest flight information, and allow extra time at the airport."

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The airline is using back-up and manual systems to try and cope with the issues.

By Press Association

(Photo by AAMIR QURESHI / AFP)