Southwest passengers stuck in long lines again at Midway Airport

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Friday, July 22, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Southwest Airlines customers had to wait in long lines once again Friday morning at Midway International Airport.

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.

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.