Passengers Told To AVOID Sydney Airport This Morning

Mae Love
March 9, 2018

Sydney Airport is playing catch up processing passengersin the global terminal, and one of two of the domestic terminals, after a technical issue caused chaos and delays.

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

Sydney Airport took to Twitter at around 6AM on 9 March to tell passengers that it was experiencing technical issues at T1 and T2 causing interruptions to passenger processing and delays.

Here are some photos people are posting on Twitter.

"We are experiencing outbound delays while we fix this technical issue which we're working to rectify as quickly as we can", she said.

Sydney Airport has not yet advised what the technical problem was.

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

After 7am passengers began slowly moving through check-in desks but both terminals are packed with massive queues. The airport is advising passengers to contact their airlines.

Australian Federal Police told Daily Mail Australia officers had been called to the airport to attend a "screening issue".

"We're asking passengers: you're going to have to be a little bit patient this morning".

Sydney Airport is advising passengers to check with their airline for up-to-date information about their flights.

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