FAA lifts ground stop on flights following computer outage

Updated at 11:36 a.m.

The Federal Aviation Administration is lifting a ground stop on flights across the U.S. following a computer outage early Wednesday that resulted in thousands of delays and hundreds of cancellations quickly cascading through the system at airports nationwide. About 29 fights appeared to be affected at Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport in Warwick, according to the airport’s website. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.
NEW YORK (AP) – Thousands of flight delays and cancellations rippled across the U.S. early Wednesday after computer outage led to a grounding order for all departing aircraft by the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA is working to restore what is known as the Notice to Air Missions System. Before commencing a flight, pilots are…

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