Flights Grounded Across The U.S. After FAA System Outage

by | Jan 11, 2023 | Headline News

Do you LOVE America?


    The Federal Aviation Administration ordered a halt to all domestic flight departures today after the system providing pilots with pre-flight safety notices went offline. The FAA said in a statement it had ordered airlines to pause all domestic departures until 9 am Eastern Time.

    “We are performing final validation checks and repopulating the system now,” an earlier FAA statement said according to a report by CNN. “Operations across the National Airspace System are affected. We will provide frequent updates as we make progress.”

    So far, 1,366 flights have been delayed within, into, or out of the US, flight tracking website FlightAware showed. Another 108 were canceled according to ZeroHedge.

    The FAA wrote in an advisory update that its NOTAM (Notice to Air Missions) system had “failed.” The aviation agency provided no immediate estimate for when it would return online. The association representing US airlines, Airlines for America says the outage is “causing significant operational delays.”

    “THE FAA is experiencing an outage that is impacting the update of NOTAMS. All flights are unable to be released at this time,” the FAA said in a statement. In a statement to NBC News, the FAA said, “Operations across the National Airspace System are affected.”

    So far, 1,162 flights have been delayed within, into, or out of the US, flight tracking website FlightAware showed. Another 94 were canceled.

    There have been several instances of flights being canceled or delayed over the past few years.

    Southwest’s Mass Flight Cancellations Continue, Prompting Transportation Department To Review

    Over 700 Flights Canceled On Sunday

    American Airlines Cancels More Than 2,000 Flight For “Weather” & Staffing Shortages
    According to CNN, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tweeted, ” I have been in touch with FAA this morning about an outage affecting a key system for providing safety information to pilots. FAA is working to resolve this issue swiftly and safely so that air traffic can resume normal operations, and will continue to provide updates.”

    This story is still developing, but the system outage appears to be widespread and has already caused a lot of disruption.


    It Took 22 Years to Get to This Point

    Gold has been the right asset with which to save your funds in this millennium that began 23 years ago.

    Free Exclusive Report
    The inevitable Breakout – The two w’s

      Related Articles


      Join the conversation!

      It’s 100% free and your personal information will never be sold or shared online.


      Commenting Policy:

      Some comments on this web site are automatically moderated through our Spam protection systems. Please be patient if your comment isn’t immediately available. We’re not trying to censor you, the system just wants to make sure you’re not a robot posting random spam.

      This website thrives because of its community. While we support lively debates and understand that people get excited, frustrated or angry at times, we ask that the conversation remain civil. Racism, to include any religious affiliation, will not be tolerated on this site, including the disparagement of people in the comments section.