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Atlanta International Airport Reports Power Outage

Here's what to do if your flight was rescheduled or cancelled.

- MarQuis Trill |Bitcoin, Ripple & Litecoin Investor (@6BillionPeople) December 18, 2017Thousands stranded in Atlanta on a Sunday evening because of the massive power failure at the airport.

Delta said it had to scrap about 900 flights on Sunday, but expected its Atlanta schedule would return to normal by Monday afternoon.

Delta was the hardest-hit airline from the outage, accounting for most of the canceled flights.

. The airline said it cancelled more than 300 flights scheduled for Monday, most of which are early morning inbound flights, according to Delta's Twitter account.

At one point, Delta had nearly 100 planes that were unable to park at gates because of the power power failure, an airline spokesman said. Other airlines also offered waivers for flight changes.

No areas outside of the airport were affected by the power loss.

Delta said customers whose travel was disrupted could make a one-time change to travel plans within certain guidelines. Details are available at delta.com. Delta temporarily embargoed unaccompanied minors from travelling Monday. Unaccompanied minors who already began their travel Sunday may continue.

Hundreds of flights were canceled into and out of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Monday, a day after a paralyzing 11-hour power outage at the world's busiest airport left passengers marooned on airplanes idling on the tarmac. There is nothing we value more than the safety and security of our Customers, and we are closely monitoring the situation at ATL.

At Southwest Airlines, about 70 Atlanta departures out of 120 scheduled for Sunday were cancelled, an airline spokesperson said in an email.

Passengers wait after the lights went out at Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Atlanta. The airline also encouraged travelers not to pick up their bags Monday because of anticipated congestion at the airport.

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