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FAA says ground stop for United Airlines lifted By Reuters


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO A United Airlines passenger plane takes off, with New York City in the background, at Newark Liberty International Airport (New Jersey), U.S. Dec 6, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Friday a ground stop for United Airlines flights in the United States and Canada was lifted after 45 minutes after being prompted by computer issues at the Chicago-based carrier.

United stated in a statement that it had experienced technical issues which affected its operations. These have been fixed. The systems work normally now.

The FAA said United initiated a nationwide ground stop for the United States and Canada at 6:45 a.m. EDT and it was lifted at 7:30 a.m. EDT.

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