As US Air Operations Return to Normal, FAA Links Outage to Procedural Error Written 13 January 2023


Air Traffic Control Tower and Concourse C at Denver International Airport. | Bmurphy380; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

The AP reports that US air travel “returned mostly to normal Thursday,” a day after the Federal Aviation Administration’s Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) system “broke down and grounded traffic from coast to coast.” According to the AP, Thursday afternoon saw only about 150 flight cancellations and approximately 3,700 delays – “much lower figures than on Wednesday, when more than 1,300 flights were scrubbed and 11,000 delayed.”
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