American Airlines flights grounded at three airport hubs due to computer problems.


New York (AirGuide - Inside Air Travel) - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 American Airlines flights at three airport hubs were grounded as there were some computer issues on Sept. 17. The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) requested a ground stop for all traffic in and out of Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Chicago OaHare (ORD) and Miami (MIA) due to technical problems with their computer system. The flights were suspended for two hours after which the problems were resolved. The airlines apologized to passengers for the inconvenience as many airports including the O-Hare was closed down. The problem with computers started off at 11am, though the real issue was not known but the crew was working on correcting the problem. At this point the American Airlines and the US Airways are planning to combine their companies under one banner and such a glitch at this crucial time may put the airlines in a bad picture. The US Airways brand will be...

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