The computer system hacked on Sunday afternoon and given the all clear five hours later however 10 of the state-owned carrier’s national and international flights were cancelled, and about a dozen more delayed, spokesman Adrian Kubicki said.
The airline said it was providing hotels for those who needed to stay overnight, however a few passengers were able to board flights.
At no point was the safety of ongoing flights compromised, Kubicki said, and flights destined for Warsaw were able to land safely. No other airports or on board aircraft systems were affected, he added.
“We’re using state-of-the-art computer systems, so this could potentially be a threat to others in the industry,” Kubicki said. The attack is now being investigated by the authorities.
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