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Philadelphia International Airport Experiencing Long Lines, Flight Delays After American Airlines, JetBlue Report Nationwide System Outage

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Officials at Philadelphia International Airport tell Eyewitness News American Airlines and JetBlue experienced systemwide computer outages overnight. The outage led to several flight delays nationwide, including at PHL.

Passengers arriving at the airport were unable to check in early Friday morning.

One woman says her flight was scheduled to leave at 6:20 a.m. She got there at 4 a.m. but turns out that wasn't early enough.

"The line was around and serpentine, there were so many people. There was a system outage. They wouldn't hold the plane for 10 minutes. We were 10 minutes from getting on board. We've just lost a night in Bermuda and screwed up our whole vacation," one traveler at Philadelphia International Airport said.

Officials say the systems are now back online but the airlines are trying to catch up on those delayed flights.

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