04/01/2017 11:01 EDT | Updated 04/02/2018 01:12 EDT

Congestion at YVR clears after baggage issue causes delays for U.S. travellers

VANCOUVER — Many travellers were delayed at Vancouver International Airport Saturday morning after an issue with the baggage system.

Airport officials tweeted that travellers headed to the United States were delayed due to the unspecified problem.

The issue caused hours-long lineups for people checking in at the U.S. departures side of the airport.

Before noon Saturday, the airport tweeted the issue had been resolved and the congestion was clearing up.