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American Airlines forced to delay/cancel flights due to power cut.

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American Airlines was forced to cancel and delay its flights at San Francisco International Airport yesterday morning (22 May), following a power cut.

The power cut occurred at terminal three of the airport at 0200 local time, during a routine power switch. Airport officials rebooted the computer, however American Airlines lost the use of its computers in its main offices, as well as at passenger check-ins and curbside check-ins.

Screeners were also forced to manually check luggage, thus causing long queues The power was returned at about 0700 local time, reported Xinhua News Agency.

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