Flights once again in the air
After the system the FAA uses to provide pilots with pre-flight safety notices failed overnight. Causing the agency to institute a nationwide ground stop briefly Wednesday morning. More than 8000 flights within, into, or out of the u-s delayed as of Wednesday afternoon and more than a thousand were cancelled.
The order was lifted shortly before 9 am Wednesday once the system was restored, but not before wreaking havoc on travelers itineraries
Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigiege says the notice to air mission system is critical