Computer Failure Causing Flight Delays to Tenerife Today

A computer failure this morning at Swanwick control centre near Southampton has resulted in flight delays to Tenerife today. The problem restricted the number of flights crossing the south of the UK and aircraft taking off from airports.


Check the live Tenerife Airport Arrivals Board

The problem was fixed by a reboot of the air traffic computer system that had caused a rouge flight plan. A spokesperson for Gatwick airport said that flights from Europe could be affected by restrictions on flights around Jersey’s airspace.

Flights are returning to normal but there may still be some delays as is apparent from the live Tenerife airport arrivals board.

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Last modified on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 17:57