Delta Air Lines said it was cancelling nearly 250 flights on Tuesday as it looks to restore operations after a power outage shut down its computer systems on Monday, causing the cancellation of about 1,000 flights.
“We were able to bring our systems back on line and resume flights within a few hours yesterday but we are still operating in recovery mode,” Delta, the No. 2 U.S. airline by passenger traffic, said in a statement on Tuesday.
The outage forced Delta to ground planes, stranding passengers at airports around the globe.
Atlanta-based Delta said it would offer compensation to customers affected by significant delays or cancellations.
Rivals Southwest Airlines and American Airlines have also suffered flight disruptions earlier due to data system malfunctions.