Electricity restored to Atlanta's international airport — The Latest

Vibe is still ok although the hungrier I get the 5 month year old down the row is starting to look like veal. This means that planes headed for the airport will be held at their point of origination.

Georgia Power announced on its Twitter page late Sunday night that electricity was back on in the airport's atrium and several concourses.

Power is expected to be restored by midnight local time. There is a countdown clock there, too, and as we move toward Dec. 24, the village unlocks new games and experiences for visitors.

The cause of the incident is under investigation. The city said that Chick-fil-A would be providing food for passengers.

Photos and video posted on social media showed people walking through darkened corridors at the airport, with windows only partially cutting through the gloom.

People used flashlights on their phones to see where they were going, said passenger Heather Kerwin, an Atlanta resident. "Additional updates to come" tweeted the airport around midday on Sunday. He could not estimate when the power might be restored. "It just keeps me out of the stores finishing my shopping", said traveler Jo Loughnane. By evening, Delta had already cancelled almost 800 Sunday flights and another 250 on Monday, nearly all of them in Atlanta, according to tracking service FlightAware.com.

"Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport sustained a power outage shortly after 1:00 pm today", the airport said in a statement.

For more than 60 years, NORAD has turned all of its tracking capabilities toward following the progress of Santa Claus and his reindeer as he takes flight on Christmas Eve.

"There is nothing we value more than the safety and security of our customers, and we are closely monitoring the situation at ATL", Southwest said in a statement on their website.

"The - something flight was cancelled and they said we'd get on the four, then the 4-something flight was cancelled and then all the flights were cancelled", said Marnica McMichael. The airline has canceled approximately 900 mainline and Delta Connection flights Sunday as a result of the outage and 48 flights have diverted to alternate airports due to a nationwide groundstop for Atlanta-bound flights. He says the airport is working quickly to fix the issue. The blaze damaged access to a backup system, Reed told reporters, adding the cause remained unknown.

The Georgia Power company said they are aware of the outage at Atlanta Airport and are investigating.

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