Another Computer Glitch Grounds American Airlines Flights

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For the second time this year, American Airlines is blaming a computer glitch for grounding dozens of flights in several airports across the U.S.

The Federal Aviation Administration announced in a real-time status notice today that American Airlines requested that planes traveling to or from Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago’s O’Hare and Miami International airports be grounded due to “computer issues.”

According to the notice, traffic in and out of the airports are expected to be on hold until at least 1:30 p.m. central time.

American Airlines posted a system alert on its website noting: “We are currently experiencing issues with our systems which may impact your ability to login, perform flight searches and complete a reservation request. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please try back later or for immediate assistance contact us.”

The carrier also address the glitch in replies to consumer complaints on Twitter, saying the carrier was working on the issue.

[via Mashable]

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