American Airlines resumes flights after glitch fixed
Published on Apr 17, 2013 6:26 AM
NEW YORK (AFP) - American Airlines said it had fixed a computer problem that prompted the grounding of its aircraft on Tuesday, with flight resuming but schedules still in disarray.
Earlier in the day, American had grounded all its aircraft due to problems with its reservation system that started mid-morning and had caused "intermittent outages." "As of 3.30pm CDT (3.30am, Singapore time), our systems have been fully restored, however we expect continued flight delays and cancellations throughout the remainder of the day," the airline said.
"We will continue to provide more information throughout the day as we make progress in resolving this issue. We apologise to our customers and our people for this inconvenience."
An American spokesman said that 670 flights had been canceled.
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