FAA glitch grounds all US flights

Cyberattack not to blame, says President

Tom Allen
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The last time US aviation shut down at this scale was 9/11
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The last time US aviation shut down at this scale was 9/11

A glitch in the Federal Aviation Administration's computer systems has grounded all flights into, out of and across the USA.

The issue is in the Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) system, which alerts pilots of potential hazards along a flight route. As of 15:50 GMT more than 13,400 flights have been grounded, and 2,386 canc...

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