Saturday, January 21, 2023
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    FAA issues national grounding of all Southwest Airlines jetliners in United States until further notice

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    Southwest Airlines said Tuesday afternoon that it was experiencing “system issues,” and Your Content has learned the FAA grounded all Southwest flights in the United States.

    In a tweet at 2 p.m., the company also said it was “working quickly to resolve.”

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    The FAA issued the following statement: “The FAA issued a temporary nationwide ground stop at the request of Southwest Airlines while the company resolved a reservation computer issue. Please contact the airline for further details.”

    CBS 4 Denver was first to break the story.

    Southwest Airlines tweeted that “We are aware of system issues and are working quickly to resolve. We will share more info soon.”

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