Nacchi Virus Infects Air Canada Check-In System

Event Year: 2003 Reliability: Confirmed
Country: Canada
Industry Type: Transportation

MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Nacchi virus infected Air Canada reservations systems, prompting the airline to warn its passengers of delays and cancellations to flights.


The virus crippled operations at Air Canada’s reservation counters at airports across the country, as well as its call centers. The virus had not attacked computer systems handling flight operations,  Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur said.