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Chaos at Sydney Airport this morning has left hundreds stranded

Security Issue At Brisbane Airport Causing Extensive Delays Technical issue causes huge delays at Sydney Airport
Jan Cook | 09 March, 2018, 09:43

Passengers at Sydney Airport are facing delays after "technical" issues affected security checkpoints at both global and domestic terminals.

The technical glitch and subsequent delays come several months after flights were grounded at Sydney Airport's domestic terminal in September previous year, due to a technical fault with an air traffic control system, managed by Airservices Australia.

'Virgin Australia is working to minimise any disruption to passengers caused by the earlier issues and to reaccommodate any affected passengers. Photos and videos of the airport showed uncomfortably long queues as passengers crowded the terminal as a result of the outage.

The security screening has also been closed as Queensland Police investigate the matter.

The issue prevented passengers from being processed for about two hours, but Sydney Airport said it had resumed screening just after 7.30am.

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Sydney Airport said the technical issue was affecting passenger processing at the T1 worldwide and T2 Domestic terminals up until about 8:30am.

Qantas' domestic Terminal 3 has not been affected. We're working to resolve this technical issue as soon as possible.

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

"The AFP is assisting Brisbane Airport security staff following a routine passenger screening matter", a statement from the Australian Federal Police said.

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