Air Canada computer issues force flight cancellation at Victoria airport

Air Canada computer glitch causing long lines across Canadian airports

At least one Air Canada flight out of Victoria International Airport has been cancelled this morning in the wake of a nation-wide computer system failure at the national carrier.

"The computer and telecommunications issues affecting our operations have been resolved and we apologize for any inconvenience this situation has caused", Air Canada president Ben Smith said in a statement issued Monday afternoon.

Airline Air Canada has confirmed that a system failure has led to maintenance problems, causing passengers during spring break have to deal with long queues and flight delays. After around three hours, Air Canada issued an apology and said that things were on the mend.

Officials say they have implemented temporary measures to "maintain a limited operation" while the airline's IT department works to identify the issue and restore service.

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The train station was temporarily closed as police stopped protesters from accessing the tracks, British Transport Police said. National Rail said all lines had been suspended in and out of Piccadilly, the city's main train station, due to the protests.

The airline says customers are advised to check the status of their flight and check-in online at aircanada.com before going to the airport.

Customers Air Canada at airports in other countries are forced to languish in long queues due to delays in the registration.

Many departing flights out of YVR are now being delayed.

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