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>> British Airways canceled many flights from London's two main airports on Saturday, after a global computer system outage caused massive delays and left planes stuck on runways. The airlines said there was no evidence the problem had been caused by a cyber attack. Saying terminals at Heathrow, and Gatwick have become extremely congested because of the IT failure.
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All British Airways flights scheduled before 1700 GMT were cancelled. Social media users vented their frustration online, criticizing the company for failing to give customers information inside terminals. In a statement, British Airways has apologized to travelers and told people not to come to the two airports. The problems came on a particularly busy weekend with a public holiday on Monday and many children starting their school half term breaks.
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British airways is the latest airline to be hit by computer problems. Last month, Germany's Lufthansa and Air France suffered a global system outage, which prevented them from boarding passengers.