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United Airlines lifts nationwide ground stop after computer issue, FAA says

United said it was experiencing a "systemwide technology issue."

Published: September 5, 2023 1:28pm

Updated: September 5, 2023 2:01pm

United Airlines on Tuesday lifted a brief nationwide ground stop, according to the Federal Aviation Administration

United requested the ground stop, which was lifted shortly before 2 p.m. EST, the FAA said

United Airlines stock dropped more than 4% from Tuesday morning shortly after the ground stop was announced.

"We are experiencing a systemwide technology issue and are holding all aircraft at their departure airports. Flights that are already airborne are continuing to their destination as planned," United said on X shortly before it lifted the ground stop.

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