15 May '11, 9am

Flights delayed in #Malaysia after 'total blackout' at KLIA Ths is now international news & how could it have happened?

Flights delayed in #Malaysia after 'total blackout' at KLIA Ths is now international news & how could it have happened?

KUALA LUMPUR: National carrier Malaysian Airlines said Sunday 13 of its scheduled flights had been delayed and over 300 bags left behind following a "total blackout" at the capital's international airport. "Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) suffered a total blackout early this morning. Although it was restored within a short period of time, it had resulted in several flight delays," the airline said in a statement. "Out of the 42 scheduled flights, a total of 13 flights were delayed and in excess of 300 bags were left behind due to the power interruption," it said. "We would like to advise our customers to check with the destination Malaysia Airlines offices upon arrival, in the event that they have missing baggage." The national carrier said it was working with airport operator Malaysia Airports Holdings to reunite passengers with baggage left behind during the in...

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