The probable cause of the failure in the computer system British Airways was the human factor


Moscow. June 2. INTERFAX.RU – a Major computer glitch in the system of British Airways, which happened at the weekend, could be a problem with employee maintenance, writes in the Friday newspaper The Times.

According to her, a worker accidentally shut off power system that resulted in an error in the system.

As reported, on Saturday the airline cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick due to large-scale failure. The measure affected about 75 thousand people, damage from failure of the airline estimated at 100 million euros.

To fully restore the functioning of computer systems was only Tuesday.

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