: Reservation System Outage Strikes Numerous Airlines

09-11-2012, 11:58 AM
The Sabre reservation system went down earlier today and affected several airlines, travel agents and other travel-related systems.
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By Dan Collins (http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/author/dan-collins/)
http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/wp-content/themes/arthemia-premium/scripts/timthumb.php?src=wp-content/uploads/2012/09/DSC_0309-300x199.jpg&w=150&h=150&zc=1&q=90 (http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/2012/09/reservation-system-outage-causes-headaches-for-several-airlines/)An outage of the Sabre airline reservation system caused problems for passengers on numerous airlines around the world on Tuesday. The outage impacted several airlines including American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue. Sabre was created by American Airlines in the 1960s and is widely used through the travel industry. Sabre is now a separate company.
According to passenger Jessica Moore, American Airlines agents at Savannah/Hilton Head International airport began issuing hand-written