(FOX 9) - A technical outage is impacting major airlines and causing flight delays that may impact travel. An airport spokesperson confirmed about 60 flights at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport were delayed Monday morning.
#Traveler Alert✈️: Several U.S. #airlines are experiencing computer issues this morning. Please contact your airline directly for flight information and updates. The #FAA does not cancel flights. #FlySmart pic.twitter.com/5x4U3f6ogu— The FAA (@FAANews) April 1, 2019
The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday that several airlines were dealing with computer issues. The agency recommended people contact their airline directly for flight information and updates.
Along with MSP, delays were reported at airports in Chicago, New York, Boston, Atlanta, Miami and Detroit.
Dan Landson of Southwest Airlines said there was an outage with a vendor that services multiple carriers with data used in flight planning. Southwest said it lifted an internal ground stop at 7:05 Eastern that had been implemented for about 40 minutes.
The airline anticipates scattered delays and said that travelers should check its website for the latest updates on specific flights.
Delta said some of its flights were impacted.
The Associated Press contributed to this report