It was announced that the system failure affecting thousands of flights in the USA appeared to be the result of an error during routine planned system maintenance.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that flights were stopped last night due to a malfunction in the flight control center. Thousands of flights were canceled in the country and delays occurred at airports. The FAA announced the resumption of flights that were suspended in the morning.
ABC News USAAccording to the information he obtained from the authorities, it was announced that the system failure appeared to be the result of an error that occurred during routine planned system maintenance.
11 THOUSAND FLIGHTS IN 90 MINUTES!
According to flight tracking site FlightAware, a total of 4,592 domestic and international flights were delayed, while 813 flights were cancelled.
According to Reuters, 11 thousand flights were interrupted during the 90-minute disruption period.
FIRST STATEMENT FROM BIDEN
US President Joe Biden said that the FAA had not yet determined the cause of the problem. U.S. President Joe Biden also expressed confidence in Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who has had to deal with the consequences of recent travel disruptions across the country.
“NO EVIDENCE OF CYBER ATTACK”
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said: “The President was informed of the FAA system outage this morning by the Secretary of Transportation. There is no evidence of a cyberattack at this point.”
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