Southwest, JetBlue experiencing tech issues preventing new bookings


Southwest Airlines Co and JetBlue Airways Corp said they were experiencing technical issues preventing new bookings due to an outage of a pricing engine provided by Sabre Corp.

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"We are not able to accept new bookings or changes to existing reservations on, JetBlue mobile app and over the phone," JetBlue said in a statement.

Southwest Airlines had a similar issue but added that international bookings are not affected.

"We apologize for the issue affecting our customers," Sabre said in a tweet. "We are working urgently towards a resolution and will provide updates as they arise."

(Reporting by Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra Maler)