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.”
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.”