Unprecedented! FAA Grounds All Domestic Departures After Technical Issue

January 11, 2023   |   Tags:

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has ordered airlines to halt all domestic departures until 9 a.m. ET on Wednesday due to a widespread technical issue. The FAA’s NOTAM (Notice to Air Missions) system, which notifies pilots and other staff about airborne problems and other delays at airports around the US, malfunctioned, causing the outage. The FAA website announced Wednesday morning that “the NOTAM outage continues with no current projected time of restoration.” “The Notice to Air Missions System is being repaired by the FAA. Final validation tests are being completed, and the system is currently being repopulated “In a statement,