No Fly Zone
UPDATE:AA reports that its computer system was "fully restored" at 3:30 pm but delays and cancellations will continue throughout the day.
American Airlines grounded all planes Tuesday afternoon due to a glitch in the company's computer system. Unable to check-in for flights since around 11:30 am, passengers are stranded across the country.
On its website, AA listed the following disclaimer: "American's reservation system is experiencing intermittent outages. We are working to resolve the issue and apologize for any inconvenience."
#americanairlines is simply awful! Stuck in Miami cause their computer system has been down since 1130am. Do they have anyone fixing it?— Chuck Hamby (@VZWChuck) April 16, 2013
#AmericanAirlines has canceled all flights until 5pm today due to a computer glitch. Oh the customer outlash that is about to occur!— Jillian Marom (@Jillym14) April 16, 2013