WestJet system outage causing cancellations, ‘growing delays’


WestJet says a system-wide outage is impacting its operations, leading to “rising delays” throughout its community and cancellations.

The Canadian airline says its contact centre is unable to entry visitor reservations on account of the outage.

WestJet says it is working to revive service to its system, although it hasn’t supplied a cause for the outage.

Calgary International Airport says in a tweet that visitors flying by way of its airport could also be delayed “on account of a WestJet world IT outage.”

It says visitors ought to examine with their airline for flight data.

WestJet has not mentioned when service can be restored.

“WestJet is conscious of a system-wide outage that’s impacting operations and we proceed to work on bringing all techniques on-line,” mentioned WestJet media relations adviser Madison Kruger in an emailed assertion.

“We apologize for the inconvenience that is causing visitors, as sadly, the impression of the outage remains to be being felt throughout our operations and is now leading to further cancellations and rising delays.”


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