Major US airports suffer technical glitch as passport system down

Major US airports suffer technical glitch as passport system down

Major US airports suffer technical glitch as passport system down

The outage hit airports including JFK, San Francisco and Denver, even as global travellers arrived from holiday travels on New Year's Day. "So we couldn't get our passport pictures down, so they cattled us to this line, then they opened up the line after we been standing in it for an hour and let the people who just got off a flight in front of us in customs". Acting Port Director Carlos Rodriguez of Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry said CBP officers "continue to make significant narcotic seizures by combining their experience with the use of technology and other available tools to accomplish the CBP mission".

The processing system outage began at about 7:30 p.m. EST (0030 GMT) and was resolved about 9:30 EST (0230 GMT), the customs agency said in a statement.

"CBP officers continued to process global travellers using alternative procedures at affected airports".

JFK International, Dallas Fort Worth International as also some others acknowledged the delays on Twitter.

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"No one has been getting past JFK Airport immigration for the last hour".

Long lines and delays were report from New York To Denver to Miami. "Happy New Year!" said Jessica Yang, a programme manager at Microsoft, in a Twitter post.

Approximately 2,000 passengers were stuck in line at Miami International Airport, where this video was filmed. A similar computer outage occurred a year ago. The issue affected other U.S. airports.

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