Jetstar Cancels 17 Flights, Affecting 2,600 Passengers, Friday Evening Due to System Troubles (UPDATE 1)

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Jetstar passenger plane

Jetstar Japan temporarily suspended all departures on Friday evening at Narita and other airports in Japan due to system troubles.

According to the low-cost carrier, troubles occurred with a system to manage the weight of baggage at about 3:50 p.m. on the day. At about 7:30 p.m., flight operation was resumed after the system was restored.

Due to the trouble, 17 flights were canceled, affecting about 2,600 passengers.