"Underlying technology issue" sees Sydney Airport hit by delays

Sydney Airport released a statement about six am, blaming "technical issues" at T1 and T2, which were causing interruptions to passenger processing and delays.

Virgin Australia was working to minimise disruptions but says there will be "some impact" to flights throughout Friday as a result of the earlier issue. Inbound flights were not affected.

Passengers at Sydney Airport have faced major delays after a "technical" issues halted security.

Sally Fielke, general manager of corporate affairs at the airport, said T3 was "fully operational" and the problem in the other terminals only affected outbound flights.

"We are now processing passengers at Sydney Airport".

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"We know this is stressful ... please check with your airline but we do expect delays".

At around 6:30 AM on 25 September, Airservices Australia said on social media it was "working to rectify the issue while managing traffic safely" as boards at the airport listed flights as "delayed due to ATC radar failure".

A spokeswoman for Qantas told Daily Mail Australia terminal 3 had not been affected, and flights were running as normal.

"The AFP is assisting Brisbane Airport security staff following a routine passenger screening matter". "Passengers at the terminal are urged to remain patient and be aware of passenger announcements".

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