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IT upgrade caused longer than normal check-in at Pearson Wednesday

Last Updated Nov 14, 2018 at 9:47 am EDT

File photo of an airliner on a tarmac.

Travellers flying out of Pearson International Airport on Wednesday encountered slightly longer than normal check-in times.

In a tweet just after 4:15 a.m., airport officials said systems relating to check-in and baggage were in recovery mode this morning because of an IT upgrade.

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority said the issue was affecting a number of airlines at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.

Just before 9:45 a.m., Pearson said the issue was resolved.