Nationwide United Airlines ground stop lifted after computer issue resolved

United Airlines says an issue that prompted a ground stop Tuesday has now been resolved and the ground stop lifted.

There are a reported 211 delayed flights nationwide, according to reports.

United Airlines issued the nationwide ground stop due to a software update issue, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The airline told the FAA that the communication with dispatch was down.

United issued the following statement Tuesday afternoon:

“Earlier today a software update caused a widespread slowdown in United’s technology systems. We briefly held aircraft at their destination airports and resumed normal operations around 12:45 p.m. CT. Our teams are working to get customers to their destinations as soon as possible.”

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