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Problem solved, soon as the flights in and out of Uk as normal

The international data network that provides Avinors systems information about the flights to traffic in Norwegian airspace has been down, but the problems are solved at 06.20.

"The technical problems that led to the full stoppage in air traffic in the morning is now resolved. The traffic goes as normal, but there will be some følgeforsinkelser throughout the day", called it in a message from Avinor.


the problem was outside of the Uk and resulted in a very limited capacity in air traffic. All departures and arrivals were halted until further notice.

At 06.40 says head of communication at Avinor, Gurli Ulverud, to the newspaper Dagbladet that she has not registered complaints from travelers who have had problems because of the technical issues.

- There are very few flights until about six o'clock, " she says and adds that it is therefore - hopefully - not many affected by the errors that are now fixed.

At 07.15 tells Ulverud to Dagbladet that there still are some delays, but that they plan to normalize the traffic in the course of an hour or two.

Avkrefter hacking

We are working frantically to resolve the error, located in England, enlightened Ulverud to the Newspaper early in the morning.

the Error had occurred in the course of the night, and that Avinor began to notify about the situation at 4.

It was probably a downtime of around three hours, " says Ulverud.

She explains that they use a common european telenettverksytem that provides information about flights, and it was a subcontractor to this system had a technical error.

Ulverud avkrefter that Avinor fear the reason is hacking.

It is too early to say anything about the cause. On a general basis I can say that it is of course something all companies fear, but there is no reason to believe that this has nothing to do with hacking to do.


Avinor has forhørt whether this also applied to other countries, but the message was that it was only Norway that was hit.

Avinor will come with ongoing updates about the event, and what are the consequences of the get on

- We are asking passengers to relate to this information as well as information they receive from their airline, says Avinor.

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