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Flight Delays and Cancellations Across US Amid FAA System Outage

Flight Delays and Cancellations Across US Amid FAA System Outage

On Wednesday, the airline industry has slowly begun to resume service after a Federal Aviation Administration system outage caused thousands of flight delays and cancellations across the United States. The FAA fleetingly halted all domestic flight departures across the United States starting Wednesday morning. They eventually lifted the ground stop around 9 a.m. ET after it restored a system that provides pilots with pre-flight safety notices. However, airlines continued to cancel and delay flights due to the ongoing congestion. In fact, by midday Wednesday, the FAA website still showed ground delays and ground stops at some airports.

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