British Airways planes taxi at London's Heathrow Airport on Oct. 25, 2016.
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By Reuters
Updated: May 27, 2017 9:17 AM ET

(LONDON) — British Airways said on Saturday there was no evidence that a global breakdown of its IT systems had been caused by a cyber attack.

British Airways said it had cancelled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports scheduled before 1700 GMT on Saturday due to a global computer outage.

“We have experienced a major IT system failure that is causing very severe disruption to our flight operations worldwide,” the airline said in a statement.


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