Officials said the airline fixed a computer glitch that wiped out its system Wednesday and continued to impact passengers Thursday. Travelers has trouble checking in, checking flight statuses and booking flights.
Time lapse of Southwest passengers waiting in line at Midway
The system was restored Thursday.
Most of our systems are back online this morning. Here's an update and an apology on our technical challenges: https://t.co/vd222aLlOL— Southwest Airlines (@SouthwestAir) July 21, 2016
But Southwest officials said they are still dealing with lingering disruptions. Due to hundreds of delays and cancellations in the last two days, many travelers were separated from their luggage.
The lines seemed to improve by around 8 a.m. Friday. But more than 250 flights were canceled Friday due to displaced flight crews.