back to article Air Canada's network soars back up after Monday morning death dive

The famed politeness of Canadians was put to the test on Monday after the nation's largest airline suffered a massive computer outage, leaving travelers stranded. The outage occurred during the Monday morning rush hour and left staff unable to check-in passengers or their luggage, and communications with the airline's call …

  1. JeffyPoooh Silver badge
    Pint

    Jim Harris tweet, "My first hand written boarding pass ever..."

    Jim must be quite young.

  2. Nolveys Silver badge

    Everything is delayed, nothing is working...

    So, a normal day at Air Canada?

  3. AdamWill

    well...

    "The famed politeness of Canadians was put to the test on Monday after the nation's largest airline suffered a massive computer outage, leaving travelers stranded."

    You'd be hard pressed to identify the famed politeness of Canadians in just about anyone working for Air Canada anyway, in my experience. Much better off on Westjet...

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Canuck destressing

    Well, jeez-oh! Gosh darn it! Aw heck! Tabernac! Crumbs! Sacre-bleu! Horse-puckey!

    Oh, sorry about the strong language. Got carried away with my emotions. I'll just go sit over here quietly until I can regain control of myself. Thanks for your understanding. Sorry again, everyone!

  5. TRT Silver badge

    Sorry about the computer meltdown...

    Please check your flight on the computer system.

    Not famed for brightness then?

  6. Thicko

    Ahhh. Fly Air Canada to a world of possibilities!

  7. Anonymous South African Coward Silver badge

    Some poor IT bod resetted the wrong server then?

  8. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I continue to be amazed that the airline business which relies on safety doesn't apply aviation standards to it's own IT.

    Why ?

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