SkyWest flight delays and cancellations continue despite system restore – .

SkyWest flight delays and cancellations continue despite system restore – .

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) – Getting into the air continued to be a problem on Friday, leaving travelers’ plans on hold. “I just hope and pray right now, that’s all,” said Tyreke Booker, who was trying to get home to Chicago after a shift in Fresno.
“Everything is ruined. I have to change my rental cars, my babysitting services and I’m going there tomorrow for my fiance’s birthday, so I just hope to get there tomorrow, ”he said. one of many affected by continuing problems with SkyWest flights at Fresno-Yosemite International Airport. The company, which operates flights to Alaska, American, Delta and United, says an internal server failure forced it to cancel more than 700 flights on Thursday.

The ripple effects of this blackout continued to be felt on Friday. SkyWest sent ABC30 a statement saying:

“While our servers were restored Thursday night, we are still experiencing operational disruptions as we work to get the crew and planes into position, with around 500 flights canceled on Friday. We apologize to customers for the inconvenience caused and remain focused on efforts to return to normal operations as quickly as possible. “

One of those flights was to take Marissa Koster to Boston on Friday to visit her friend. She was hoping to be able to watch the Red Sox at a Boston bar on Friday night, but now she has to hope they play again tomorrow. “You are definitely wasting a whole day of travel and travel and all that,” she said. “Now I’m going to go home, wake up at 4 am and come back. “

Airport officials were unable to say how many flights to Fresno were canceled on Friday, but they say if your flight is canceled you should contact your airline directly to book another.

They also stressed the importance of checking the status of your flight before you go to the airport in the event of a delay or cancellation.

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