GLITCHED: United Airlines Grounds Planes Nation-Wide Due to Technical Difficulties

Screen Shot 2015-07-08 at 8.56.20 AMI, technically wouldn’t fly United after this.

A computer glitch has grounded many United Airlinesflights around the country Wednesday morning.

The Federal Aviation Administration had issued a ground stop around 8:15 a.m. ET for most United flights across the country, though that had lifted b.

“There is a ground stop on all United flights due to a computer problem at the airline. Please contact United for more details,” the FAA said to USA TODAY.

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The ground stop covered all of United’s “mainline” flights, with the FAA indicating the stop was done at the airline’s request. The United Express flights operated by United’s regional partners have since been released from the ground stop. Some of those flights were operating as of 9:30 a.m. ET, but the ripple effect from United’s glitch would likely affect most flights operating under the United brand.

Read more: USA Today


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