Aerospace & Defense

American Airlines says technical issue at Sabre hit operations

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An American Airlines Airbus A321-200 plane takes off from Los Angeles International airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

May 21 (Reuters) - American Airlines (AAL.O) said on Friday that travel technology firm Sabre Corp (SABR.O) had a technical issue that impacted multiple carriers, including its own.

American Airlines said the technical issue had been resolved.

Virgin Australia, which also uses Sabre's technology for air bookings, said in a tweet earlier on Friday its flights were impacted by a global system outage, which was affecting its check-in and boarding systems. (

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Reporting by Arathy S Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Ramakrishnan M.

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