(Bloomberg) -- Disruptions from a computer failure spilled into a second day for Delta Air Lines Inc., with cancellations on Tuesday morning reaching about 250 flights after one of the worst system faults experienced by the U.S. carrier.

A power outage at Delta’s Atlanta base at about 2:30 a.m. Monday interrupted computer operations, prompting the carrier to scrap about 1,000 flights the same day, with limited services resuming about six hours later. Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian apologized after thousands of passengers were grounded as the second-biggest U.S. carrier struggled to restart its worldwide operations.

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