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FAA lifts stop on United flights, systems working again at SLC airport

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Posted at 7:02 AM, Jul 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-08 10:02:27-04

SALT LAKE CITY – The FAA has lifted the ground stop on all United Airlines flights and systems are up and running again at Salt Lake International Airport.

Flights are resuming but officials said travelers should expect delays.

All United Airlines flights were ground Wednesday morning for reports of technical issues.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, “automation issues” started shortly before 7 a.m. MT and affected both United and the feeder airlines that fly under names such as United Express.

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By 7:20 a.m., the feeder airlines were released from the ground stop, according to the FAA, but the United flights were still grounded.

Check your travel plans with United Airlines here before heading to the airport.

United spokesmen were not available for comment but the airline’s twitter account responded to customer complaints, saying “We are working on getting you to your destination as quickly as possible.”

The airline also tweeted to a passenger, “We’re working to resolve the issue with the passenger service system and apologize for the inconvenience.”

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