MANILA, April 16 -- Budget airline AirAsia's information technology (IT) system at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 encountered a problem, causing "some" delays and the shift to manual processing at its check-in counters Tuesday morning, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said.

"The NAIA Terminal 2 manager said a post of AirAsia's telco (telecommunication) provider fell earlier in the morning. So the system was down, but they (AirAsia) have been coordinating with the telco," MIAA Acting General Manager Eric Jose Ines said in an interview.

The Philippine Airlines and MIAA's systems were not affected since they have different telecommunication providers, he said.

Ines said such problems arise which could r...