System outages resulted in hundreds of British Airways (BA) flights being canceled or delayed Aug. 7. Problems began early in the morning and affected online and airport check-in systems, forcing ground staff to revert to a manual system that created long lines. A second system outage affected flight departures. A BA spokesman said no further details were available on the nature of the second problem. Passengers posting to social media from delayed aircraft sitting on the ramp, however, ...

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