EasyJet systems crash over the weekend

15 Feb 2010 View Comments
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EasyJet's reservations system was down for two hours

Passengers of low-cost airline easyJet faced travel chaos on Saturday as the airline’s reservation systems crashed.

Travellers had to be checked in for their flights manually as a result of the problems, which affected thousands of customers across Europe.

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It took two hours for the issue to be solved, while the carrier's staff began handing out boarding passes by hand.

Press reports suggest that the cause of the problem was a network failure. EasyJet declined to comment.

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