BANGOR — A nationwide outage is keeping many airline passengers on the ground.
Travelers across the nation received a rude awakening when the federal aviation administration announced a nationwide outage of their network that resulted in a grounding of all flights in the US.
The problem was fixed by nine a.m. Wednesday morning but the aftermath didn’t end quite as quickly.
At first glance, Aimee Thibodeau, the marketing and business development manager at the Bangor international airport, thought that the consequences would be minimal for flyers at her airport.
“Really for us we just saw a couple of delays. We were able to, you know, minimize the passenger impact and things didn’t really get too backed up for us. At least not yet,” said Thibodeau.
“Yet”, was the operative word.
The number of delays for Bangor international airport jumped from four to nine just moments after we conducted our first interview with Thibodeau.
We met with her again to see what exactly…