Definitely, the computer system of British Airways shows weakness. On Wednesday, tens of thousands of passengers have seen their flights cancelled, delayed. The queues have lengthened at the airports of Gatwick and Heathrow in London. The travellers arrived in the morning at the airport realized that they could not save. The failure of the computer system has also affected departures, pinning him to the ground the aircraft and their passengers for several hours.
British Airways had already had a breakdown giant to its computer system in may 2017 after an electrical problem: 75.000 passengers had been affected.
The leaders must exercise the greatest self-control, while British Airways is the victim of a series of such incidents in full summer season. Three days ago, the cabin of a device of the company making the connection between London and Valencia in Spain has been invaded by smoke. An emergency landing took place without casualties.
British Airways : cabin flight London-Valencia fills with smoke and led to an emergency landing - Watch on Figaro Live
In another register, at the end of July, the pilots have voted by a large majority a strike date has not been set. They believe that their company needs to make an effort to wage "reasonable" to avoid the strike. Finally, in July, British Airways was fined 230 million pounds in the wake of a computer attack during which the data of 500,000 customers have been stolen.Updated Date: 08 August 2019, 00:00