American Airlines experienced a nationwide technical outage early Friday morning.
By Jack Gallop | May 21, 2021 at 6:11 AM EDT – Updated May 21 at 7:02 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – A technical outage affected airports across the country Friday morning, though American Airlines announced the issue had been resolved.
“Earlier today, Sabre had a technical issue that impacted multiple carriers, including American. This technical issue has been resolved. We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience,” the statement said.
It remains unclear what caused the system to shutdown. American Airlines has not responded to requests for an explanation.
As of 6 a.m. Friday, one arrival and two departures were delayed at ILM.
Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
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