Technical outage causes flight delays for airlines

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A technical outage impacted major airlines and caused flight delays at airports across the country.

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday that several airlines were dealing with computer issues.

Newark Liberty International Airport saw over 100 flights delayed Monday morning. Airports in Chicago, New York, Boston, Atlanta, Miami and Detroit also experienced delays.

Dan Landson, of Southwest Airlines, said there was an outage with a vendor that services multiple carriers with data used in flight planning. Southwest said it lifted an internal ground stop at 7:05 Eastern that had been implemented for about 40 minutes.

Delta also said some of its flights were impacted.

The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.

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