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05/23/2014 11:10 EDT | Updated 07/23/2014 05:59 EDT

YVR power outage delays departures at Vancouver airport

A power outage at the domestic terminal of Vancouver International Airport is causing delays for departing flights passengers are reporting.

The power went out around 7:15 a.m. PT shutting off the lights at the domestic terminal. The power was restored before 8 a.m. PT.

Originally the airport said flights would not be affected, but one passenger on an Air Canada flight schedule to depart for the U.S. at 8 a.m. reported the flight was delayed by 1.5 hours. The delay was not reflected on the YVR website.

The airport says it is working with airlines and business partners to manage the impact of the outage.

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