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.”