US senators want airline IT meltdowns to end

Two high-profile airline technology meltdowns stranding thousands of travelers in the recent weeks have prompted two US senators to push carriers to bolster their technology.

Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)this week sent a letter to the most recent offenders — Delta and Southwest — as well as 11 other airlines to get a better handle on whether or not their information technology systems are reliable and resilient.

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