Problems caused by power outage at PBIA - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Problems caused by power outage at PBIA

Palm Beach International Airport lost power for a few hours Monday.

For a time luggage machines did not work properly and bags had to be handed out manually

Some passengers said they had to wait almost an hour for their luggage. Other said they have been waiting an hour to purchase tickets.

Lights inside the terminal were dim during the outage.

No flights were canceled but some passengers said they were not allowed to board their flights.

Some incoming passengers said they had to wait one and a half hours to deplane because the jetways were not working.

The airport said it used emergency generators during the outage. It's unclear what caused the power to go out.



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