May 28, 2017

"British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend."

CNBC: The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world. via AP

'Chief executive Alex Cruz said "we believe the root cause was a power-supply issue and we have no evidence of any cyberattack." He said the crash had affected "all of our check-in and operational systems."

'BA operates hundreds of flights from the two London airports on a typical day -- and both are major hubs for worldwide travel.'

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