>> 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.
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.
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.