Technical issue causes huge delays at Sydney Airport

Technical issue causes huge delays at Sydney Airport

A "security matter" is being investigated by police at Brisbane International Airport, causing delays to flights as boarding has been cancelled.

The Airport's Sally Fielke says the issue has been fixed by airport technicians and the software provider.

Passengers at Sydney Airport are facing delays after "technical" issues affected security checkpoints at both worldwide and domestic terminals.

Inbound flights and Qantas flights from T3 remain unaffected.

Passengers who are heading to Sydney Airport this morning are being warned of MAJOR delays and to avoid the terminals (if they can).

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The goal of the operation is clear Turkey's Syrian border from the terrorist threat. The United Nations resident and humanitarian coordinator in Syria.

Jetstar expects all their flights will be back on schedule by midday, after its morning flights were delayed by an hour on average.

We are proactively communicating with those impacted and we encourage passengers to check the flight status page on our website'. "We're advising passengers and visitors to avoid T1 and T2 until further notice", Sydney Airport said on Twitter.

Virgin Australia flights were also recovering from significant delays, which included two cancellations.

A spokeswoman for the airport said security screens were closed for 30 minutes as a result of the breach on Friday, leading to a backlog.

Meanwhile in Brisbane a passenger set off a security screen at the worldwide terminal, causing a backlog of commuters.

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