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10 p.m. ET UPDATE: Delta expects more than 100 flight cancellations on Tuesday morning as it continues to recover its operations following a loss of power Monday morning. In addition, Delta anticipates roughly 200 delays affecting morning departures. Those numbers could grow overnight as Delta works to reset the operation and get crews, aircraft and other elements of the operation back in place.

Delta has canceled more than 870 flights on Monday. Following the power loss, some critical systems and network equipment didn’t switch over to Delta’s backup systems. Delta’s investigation into the causes is ongoing.

Systems are fully operational and flights resumed hours ago but delays and cancellations remain as recovery efforts continue into the evening.

Customers traveling Monday evening or Tuesday should check the status of their flight at delta.com or the Fly Delta App, Delta officials said.  Customers can rebook their flight via the website.

Delta’s travel waiver has been extended to customers traveling on Aug. 9.

In addition, where available, customers are being provided with hotel rooms and other accommodations if a cancellation required an overnight stay.

Delta is offering compensation to customers significantly affected by delays or cancellations.

 

7 p.m. ET UPDATE: Delta has canceled more than 740 flights due to a loss of power affecting Delta operations systemwide. Following the power loss, some critical systems and network equipment didn’t switch over to Delta’s backup systems. Delta’s investigation into the causes is ongoing.

As of 7 p.m. ET, Delta had operated 3,340 of its nearly 6,000 scheduled flights. Systems are fully operational and flights resumed hours ago but delays and cancellations remain as recovery efforts continue into the evening.

Officials said for the rest of the evening customers should check the status of their flight at delta.com or the Fly Delta App.  Customers can rebook their flight via the website.

A travel waiver is in effect.

Delta is offering compensation to customers significantly affected by delays or cancellations.

5 p.m. ET UPDATE: Delta has canceled more than 650 flights due to a loss of power affecting Delta operations systemwide. Following the power loss, some critical systems and network equipment didn’t switch over to Delta’s backup systems. Delta’s investigation into the causes is ongoing.

As of 3:40 p.m. ET, Delta had operated 2,340 of its nearly 6,000 scheduled flights. Systems are fully operational and flights resumed hours ago but delays and cancellations remain as recovery efforts continue.

Delta offers compensation to customers significantly affected by delays or cancellations

Officials said for the rest of the afternoon and evening customers should check the status of their flight at delta.com or the Fly Delta App.  Customers can rebook their flight at the website. A travel waiver is in effect.

This afternoon, company leaders and employees continue to focus on improving operations at the Atlanta hub to reduce further delays.

1:30 p.m. ET UPDATE: In a video, Delta CEO Ed Bastian apologizes to customers for disruption to airline's operations today, assures that airline employees are working "all hands on deck" to bring flight schedule back to normal. Click here to view video.

1:30 p.m. ET UPDATE: Delta has canceled 451 flights due to a power outage, while operating about 1,679 of its nearly 6,000 scheduled flights so far today. While systems are improving and flights are resuming, delays and cancellations continue.​

1 p.m. ET UPDATE: Delta has canceled 427 flights due to a power outage, while operating about 1,590 of its nearly 6,000 scheduled flights so far today. While systems are improving and flights are resuming, delays and cancellations continue.​

What customers need to know

Noon ET UPDATE: Delta has canceled 365 flights due to a power outage, while operating about 1,260 of its nearly 6,000 scheduled flights so far today. While systems are improving and flights are resuming, delays and cancellations continue.

10:40 a.m. ET UPDATE: Delta has canceled approximately 300 flights due to a power outage impacting Delta operations systemwide. As of 10:30 a.m. ET, Delta operated 800 of its nearly 6,000 scheduled flights. While systems are improving and flights are resuming, delays and cancellations continue.

A travel waiver is in effect: 

Customers heading to the airport should expect delays and cancellations. While inquiries are high and wait times are long, our customer service agents are doing everything they can to assist. There may also be some lag time in the display of accurate flight status at delta.com, the Fly Delta App and from Delta representatives on the phone and in airport.

We apologize to customers who are affected by this issue, and our teams are working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible.

8:40 a.m. ET UPDATE: A Delta ground stop has been lifted and limited departures are resuming following a power outage in Atlanta that impacted Delta computer systems and operations worldwide. Cancellations and delays continue.

Customers heading to the airport should expect delays and cancellations. While inquiries are high and wait times are long, our customer service agents are doing everything they can to assist. There may also be some lag time in the display of accurate flight status at delta.com, the Fly Delta App and from Delta representatives on the phone and in airport.

A travel waiver is in effect: 

7:30 a.m. ET UPDATE: Delta has published a waiver for customers traveling on Aug. 8.

A power outage in Atlanta, which began at approximately 2:30 a.m. ET, has impacted Delta computer systems and operations worldwide, resulting in flight delays. Large-scale cancellations are expected today. All flights en route are operating normally. We are aware that flight status systems, including airport screens, are incorrectly showing flights on time. We apologize to customers who are affected by this issue, and our teams are working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. Updates will be available on news.delta.com.

6:55 a.m. ET UPDATE: A power outage in Atlanta, which began at approximately 2:30 a.m. ET, has impacted Delta computer systems and operations worldwide, resulting in flight delays. Large-scale cancellations are expected today. All flights en route are operating normally. We are aware that flight status systems, including airport screens, are incorrectly showing flights on time. We apologize to customers who are affected by this issue, and our teams are working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. Updates will be available on news.delta.com.

5:05 a.m. ET UPDATE: Delta has experienced a computer outage that has affected flights scheduled for this morning. Flights awaiting departure are currently delayed. Flights en route are operating normally. Delta is advising travelers to check the status of their flights this morning while the issue is being addressed.

Note: The link to the travel waiver has been removed as the link is no longer active.

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