The FAA raises a nationwide short stop for United Airlines

  • The Federal Aviation Administration said the short ground stop of United Airlines flights has been canceled after the company experienced computer problems.
  • Ground flights stop at their point of departure, not at their destination.
  • United said in a statement earlier: “We are facing a technological problem at the system level and we are holding all aircraft at the airports of departure.”

A United Airlines plane takes off while the wing of Air Force One is seen at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, California, US on June 21, 2023.

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The brief ground stop of United Airlines flights was lifted on Tuesday after the company ran into technology issues Federal Aviation Administration He said.

Ground flights stop at their point of departure, not at their destination.

United said in a statement earlier: “We are facing a technological problem at the system level and we are holding all aircraft at the airports of departure.”

“Flights already carried are continuing to reach their destination as planned. We are currently investigating and will share more information as it becomes available,” the company said.

United’s stock price fell nearly 3% in the wake of the ground stop announcement.

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