Passengers on five major airlines experience delays on Monday morning due to systemic data outbreaks.
Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines, the two largest airlines at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, as well as United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Alaska Airlines, are affected, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
"Several airlines are experiencing issues with an aircraft planning weight and balance program called AeroData," said FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen to AJC.com. "Main operations and regional operations are affected to varying degrees."
AeroData is used to calculate weight and balance between flights.
Representatives are working hard to get the system back, but the company does not know when it can be, said Delta on Twitter.
"Delta is aware of a technological problem that prevents Delta Connection aircraft from being shipped , Officials say. "Our teams are working to resume normal operations as quickly as possible. We apologize to customers for any inconvenience."
On social media, several customers report flight delays and other issues.
"This affects us at a system level, making it difficult for us to decide which info about your connection flight to everything is going on again," Southwest said on Twitter in response to a frustrated customer.
Delta and Southwest combine about 90 percent of Atlanta airport traffic.
We're working to learn more.
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