Spirit Airlines cancels 16 flights in, out of O'Hare after computer outage

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A computer outage left some passengers on Spirit Airlines stranded Wednesday morning.

A Spirit Airlines spokeswoman says Chicago's O'Hare airport operations lost telecommunications network connectivity, disabling all computer and land line telephone operations for the airline. Spirit canceled 16 flights in and out of Chicago Wednesday.

The computer issues were resolved around 1 p.m., with some residual telecommunications glitches persisting, Spirit said.

More info: http://www.spirit.com/Content/Documents/en-US/Press_Releases/20150715a.pdf