An IT system outage at French air navigation service provider DSNA on Sept. 1 caused major delays at airports in France and neighboring countries. The computer crash caused delays of 30 min. to an hour-and-a-half at French airports. The failure, deemed “exceptional” by French civil aviation authority DGAC, added to problems in a region where flight punctuality is a challenge. The outage started Sept. 1 at 2:30 a.m. local time. It affected the DSNA’s aeronautical message ...

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