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Delta Air CEO apologises for glitch as flight cancellations rise

Disarray is second time in less than a month that a system failure forced mass flight cancellations at a large US carrier

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The airline gave snacks and beverages to passengers facing extended delays.

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Mr Bastian (above) said the airline has instituted system-wide waivers on change fees and price differentials for affected passengers.

Atlanta

DELTA Air Lines chief executive officer Ed Bastian apologised for a computer failure that halted flights for several hours and grounded thousands of passengers as the second-biggest US carrier struggled to restart its worldwide operations.

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