United Airlines resumes flights after ‘IT problem’ grounds planes nationwide

Posted at 8:23 PM, Jan 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-22 21:36:20-05

NEW YORK — United Airlines has resumed flights after grounding all domestic flights due to a technical problem.

The airline tweeted that an “IT issue” had occurred around 8 p.m.

“We’re working on a resolution. We apologize for the inconvenience,” the tweet read.

By 9:30 p.m., the ground stop had been lifted.

Airports around the country took to social media to alert travelers of the issues.

United did not specify what the IT issue was that grounded flights around the country.