Major world airport investigate possible computer virus attack


Major computer problems hit large airports around the world effecting operations in passenger luggage and check-in systems.


Paris, Zurich and Frankfurt airports were affected by the suspicious problems but were quickly resolved. Frankfurt airport confirmed on twitter that they experienced the problem for about 20 minutes. According to CNN report, “Southwest Airlines said it experienced computer troubles at several U.S. airports, while British Airways confirmed that its online check in system had gone down.” A similar event interrupted Qantas operations as well.

The following is a list from CNN confirming that these airlines and airports have been effected by the problem:


  • Air France
  • Southwest
  • China Air
  • Qantas
  • Korean Air
  • Lufthansa
  • British Airways


  • Incheon, Seoul
  • Haneda, Tokyo
  • Charles de Gaulle, Paris
  • Zurich
  • Frankfurt
  • Gatwick, London
  • Heathrow, London

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