A technical issue at by using a laptop IT firm briefly triggered technical troubles for airlines in the United states of america early Friday afternoon, according to American Airlines.
It was a single of numerous air carriers impacted by the outage at Sabre, which tweeted about 12:45 p.m. ET that it was working on recovering from unspecified challenges shoppers were dealing with.
American didn't supply additional details about what systems and airlines were affected. Reviews on Twitter indicated outages at American, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue; all three responded to a number of tweets about saying computer systems, kiosks or even the internet site not functioning.
American Air confirmed that the problem was with Sabre, and that it impacted far more than one particular airline.
"Earlier now, Sabre had a short technical difficulty that impacted various carriers, such as American. This technical issue has been resolved. We apologize to our customers to the inconvenience," the firm said in the statement.