U.S. Flights Beginning to Resume After FAA System Outage
The ground stop has been lifted
U.S. flights were slowly beginning to resume departures and a ground stop was lifted after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) scrambled to fix a system outage overnight that forced a halt to all U.S. departing flights.
"Normal air traffic operations are resuming gradually across the U.S. following an overnight outage to the Notice to Air Missions system that provides safety info to flight crews. The ground stop has been lifted. We continue to look into the cause of the initial problem" the FAA said in a Tweet.
The FAA had earlier ordered airlines to pause all domestic departures after its pilot alerting system crashed.
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