ANCHORAGE, Alaska — RavnAir canceled on the least a dozen flights in Alaska on Saturday — on the height of vacation shuttle — following what the company described as “a malicious cyber assault” on its computer network.
The cancellations affected around 260 passengers, company spokeswoman Debbie Reinwand told the Anchorage On daily foundation Data.
The regional provider canceled all flights consuming its Stir 8 aircraft till midday “for the reason that cyber assault compelled us to disconnect our Stir 8 upkeep procedure and its aid-up,” the company stated in a written assertion.
It wasn’t straight obvious which routes had been canceled. Reinwand stated the company would possibly perchance well perhaps be issuing more updates later within the day.
“We request to trip completely different time table cancellations and delays all around the RavnAir Alaska (Stir 8 Aircraft) network all around the leisure of the day,” she stated.
The company is working with the FBI, completely different authorities, and a cyber security company, to restore programs.
PenAir flights and RavnAir Join flights were still working on the overall on aid-up programs, Reinwand stated.