• Alaska Airlines flights delayed due to brief computer outage

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    Officials with Alaska Airlines are apologizing to customers after a computer problem delayed some flights Friday afternoon.

    The outage happened  at 3:45 p.m. for about 15 minutes.

    According to officials, departing flights from various cities, including Los Angeles and Phoenix, were grounded due to a problem with airlines’ computer system.

    Officials told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News flights were held at gates until the issue was fixed.

    Flights resumed after a system reboot.  

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