Chaos at Sydney Airport this morning has left hundreds stranded

Chaos at Sydney Airport this morning has left hundreds stranded

"We're experiencing technical issues at T1 and T2 causing interruptions to passenger processing and delays", a Tweet from Sydney Airport said just after 6.00am.

Passengers who are heading to Sydney Airport this morning are being warned of MAJOR delays and to avoid the terminals (if they can).

Officials are urging any passengers who planned to fly from Sydney airport today to call their airline and/or check their flight time and status online.

More news: 'Mechanical fault' behind vehicle fire that sparked alert

The issue impacted both domestic and global terminals, with commuters sharing images of closed off roller doors at the screening checkpoint and some claiming the security cameras were not operational.

It also added that it was working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible, while advising passengers and visitors to avoid T1 and T2 until further notice.

The T3 Domestic terminal, which is operated by Qantas, was not affected.

More news: Andhra Pradesh Roiled by Anger Over Denial of Special Category Status

"The safety and security of our passengers is our number one priority and we are pleased to say that all systems are operating as normal", an airport spokesman said in a statement.

A spokeswoman for the airport said security screens were closed for 30 minutes as a result of the breach on Friday, leading to a backlog.

Australian Federal Police officers are investigating the matter.

More news: West Brom Considering Managerial Options as Relegation to the Championship Looms

Many passengers have taken to social media to share their frustration.

Related Articles

  • Cynthia Nixon Considers Running for New York Governor Against Andrew Cuomo

    Cynthia Nixon Considers Running for New York Governor Against Andrew Cuomo

    Nixon's Instagram feed has showed her making visits in 2018 across NY , including in Montauk, Skaneateles and Binghamton. Four years ago he was challenged by relative unknown Zephyr Teachout, who managed to win 34 percent of the primary vote.
    Italy election: Exit polls point to hung parliament

    Italy election: Exit polls point to hung parliament

    Both the center-right bloc and the 5-Stars insisted Monday that they should be given the right to form a government in Italy. "Today a good path begins", League's leader Matteo Salvini told a press conference in Milan.
    Swamy Defends Pulling Down of 'Terrorist' Lenin's Statue in Tripura

    Swamy Defends Pulling Down of 'Terrorist' Lenin's Statue in Tripura

    And then, the BJP workers played football with Lenin's head, " claimed Tapas Datta, CPI (M)'s Belonia sub-division secretary. Responding to a query, state BJP leader Tamizhisai Soundararajan said it can be the views of Raja and not that of the party.
  • Amazon's Alexa is randomnly laughing at users

    Amazon's Alexa is randomnly laughing at users

    The random laughter appears to most commonly occur either entirely unprompted, or when the user requests to turn off their lights. Still, having more services on voice assistants is only a good move, and puts greater competition on the couple already there.
    Four Reasons Why the Opioid Epidemic Is Getting Worse, Not Better

    Four Reasons Why the Opioid Epidemic Is Getting Worse, Not Better

    Smith said about 10,000 Mainers struggling with substance use disorder would gain access to treatment when Medicaid is expanded. In the Midwest alone, hospital visits for opioid overdoses rose 70 percent during that time, according to the March CDC report.
    Sen. Thad Cochran Will Leave The Senate, Citing Health Problems

    Sen. Thad Cochran Will Leave The Senate, Citing Health Problems

    Last time McDaniels ran, the race became so combative it resulted in one Tea Party leader's suicide . The special election will be same day as the regular election for the seat Wicker now holds.
  • Mavericks' Mark Cuban Denies Sexual Assault Allegation From 2011 In Portland

    Mavericks' Mark Cuban Denies Sexual Assault Allegation From 2011 In Portland

    His attorney, Stephen Houze , told WW that the accusations are "false" and that the case was thoroughly investigated. Thugh his accuser stands by her claims years later, Cuban denies anything happened.
    The four-door AMG GT is finally here

    The four-door AMG GT is finally here

    This is closely followed by the AMG GT 63 4MATIC+ with 585 hp, the V8 unit provides 585 hp and 800 Nm maximum torque. All AMG GT 4-door models come with excellent features such as stop/start, stability control, and more.
    Bezos replaces Gates atop Forbes' list of richest billionaires

    Bezos replaces Gates atop Forbes' list of richest billionaires

    Amazon's shares have almost doubled from 846 dollars a share last March to 1,523 dollars per share last night. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates dropped one spot from a year ago to No. 2, with $90 billion.
  • Saudi Arabia to open airspace to Israel-India flights

    Saudi Arabia to open airspace to Israel-India flights

    The use of Saudi airspace would allow Air India flights to and from Tel Aviv to cut more than two hours off their travel time. The new route, Haaretz said, means that the airline would reduce fuel costs and sell cheaper tickets to passengers.
    Porn star Stormy Daniels' lawyer says she had affair with Donald Trump

    Porn star Stormy Daniels' lawyer says she had affair with Donald Trump

    Instead, just Daniels and Cohen allegedly signed the non-disclosure agreement on October 28, 2016, the lawsuit said. He said on NBC there was "no question" Trump knew about the agreement, though he did not offer any proof.
    Far Cry 5's Map Editor Sounds Totally Wild

    Far Cry 5's Map Editor Sounds Totally Wild

    All of those three expansions are included in Far Cry 5's Season Pass , which can be purchased with the main game or separately. Dubbed Far Cry Arcade , the mode will be filled with missions created by the community, as well as some created by Ubisoft .