Southwest Passengers Can Expect Long Wait At Tulsa International - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

News

Southwest Passengers Can Expect Long Wait At Tulsa International Airport

Posted: Updated:
TULSA, Oklahoma -

Long lines formed early Friday at the Southwest Airlines ticket counter at Tulsa International Airport. 

The airline continues to struggle from a massive computer outage this week as they continue to cancel or delay more flights.  Passengers at Tulsa International Airport, are waiting in line as the airline continues to work through the aftermath of the outage.  

A few cancellations were posted Friday morning.

Southwest says their computer systems are back online, so they say getting customers and employees where they need to go is going to be a challenge Friday.

Between Wednesday and Thursday, Southwest canceled more than 1,100 flights around the country including several in and out of Tulsa.

7/21/2016 Related Story: Tulsa Kidney Donor Impacted By Southwest Flight Delays

The company says when their computers went down, so did the employee scheduling system, so for most cancellations Thursday caused problems getting employees required to work a flight.

Southwest Airlines statement

Southwest says if you are trying to re-book travel between July 20-24, you have two weeks from your original departure date to re-book at no extra cost.

The airline and the TIA also suggest passengers get to the airport early.

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.

Links

Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.