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American Airlines Fixes Computers, Delays Continue

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DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines said it has fixed an outage in its main reservations system that is disrupting travel for thousands of passengers whose flights have been delayed or canceled.

American Airlines spokeswoman Stacey Frantz said Tuesday that the system was fixed by 4:30 p.m. EDT. The airline expects to see flight delays and cancellations throughout the rest of the day.

Tracking service FlightAware said that as of mid-afternoon, American has canceled more than 700 flights and another 765 flights are delayed.

Passengers are describing long airport lines and frustration at a lack of information from airline employees.

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