United Airlines dodged a bullet with their system shutdown
- 10k number of flights canceled after a December snowstorm
- 9k number of flights canceled after a similar January storm
- 31 number of flights canceled due to United’s data outage Friday source
» That doesn’t seem like many, right? Yeah, you’re right … while there were another 105 delayed flights worldwide, the fact of the matter is, it happened on a Friday night – the best possible time for a total system shutdown. While travelers were understandably angry, it was the difference between thousands of angry people and hundreds of thousands of angry people.
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