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Southwest, Delta, other airlines see delays at BWI Airport after software system goes down

Southwest, Delta, other airlines see delays at BWI Airport after software system goes down

Flights were delayed at BWI Marshall Airport and other airports across the country after a software system used by major airlines went down Monday morning, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and JetBlue were among the airlines experiencing delays Monday morning after the software system, Aerodata, went offline, FAA spokesman Gregory Martin said. The widespread outage caused delays across the country.

The airlines use Aerodata to measure weight and balance planes, allowing airlines to plan flight paths and determine how much fuel to use, Martin said.

By about 7:45 a.m....

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