Hundreds of passengers are facing long delays at Manchester Airport due to an IT outage.

The glitch has resulted in many people in the queue who can not check in with airlines until the problem is resolved. Airport chiefs say they are investigating the cause of the IT outage.

One passenger, who did not want to be named, said, "Hundreds are stuck in Terminal 1 because the system has failed.

"Hundreds of people stopped in the queues."