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British Airways Check-In Problems Cause Lengthy Delays at 'Multiple Airports'

In a letter given to a customer at San Francisco's airport, the airline said it was using a "manual fallback process"

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    A British Airways passenger plane takes off from from London City Airport on August 6, 2015 in London, England.

    Tens of thousands of British Airways passengers experienced long lines and hours-long delays at airports around the world overnight after a computer failure affected check-in systems, NBC News reported.

    Airline employees had to manually process passengers at airports including San Francisco, Seattle and Phoenix, delaying the departures of dozens of London-bound transatlantic flights.

    Angry passengers shared photos of long lines in Atlanta and Mexico City.