Technical problems caused Southwest Airlines to delay 500 flights Oct. 11, but the carrier said its systems were expected to “perform normally” Oct. 12. The Dallas-based airline has not pinpointed what went wrong, saying in a statement that it had “issues with primary systems” that forced employees to utilize “back-up procedures” to get passengers and baggage processed. “We have some additional work to do to get bags delivered and some delayed or ...

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