Brisbane Airport technical issue: Flights grounded as passengers queue in terminals


Technical issue throws Brisbane Airport into chaos as all flights are grounded and passengers queue through the terminals

  • A technical issue has brought Brisbane Airport to a screeching halt
  • Security stopped letting customers through as they searched for issue
  • Queues of hundreds of passengers formed at the stalled airport

A technical issue breach has brought Brisbane Airport to a screeching halt leaving passengers in the lurch.

The issue occurred on Tuesday morning as hundreds of people worked their way through the security gates. 

Security stopped letting passengers through as they searched for the cause of the issue however managed to resume operations just before 9am, local time.

‘Screening has now restarted. Please expect some delays with processing through the screening points. The screening teams appreciate your patience,’ the airport said.

A technical issue has brought Brisbane Airport (pictured) to a screeching halt as security grounds all flights and stops customers from entering as they search for the perpetrators

Queues of passengers wound through the terminals as they waited for the airport to recommence operations.

‘Security screening was paused for 22 minutes at the Domestic Terminal while a technical issue was resolved. The pause lasted from 7:02am to 7:24am,’ a spokesperson for Brisbane Airport told Daily Mail Australia.

‘Screening then resumed with lines cleared and no further impact. We thank all BNE passengers for their patience this morning.’ 

Hundreds of passengers are now queueing (pictured) to enter the airport for flights that have now been delayed

Hundreds of passengers are now queueing (pictured) to enter the airport for flights that have now been delayed

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