American Airlines Reports Delays at PHL After Internet Issues

A ground stop ended earlier this morning, but passengers are still reporting delays and cancellations.

Airport workers

(Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia International Airport.)

American Airlines passengers saw major delays this morning after internet issues forced the airline to issue a temporary ground stop.

The problems, which were resolved around 8 a.m. this morning, occurred after a planned power outage that lasted between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. It took the airline four hours to fully restore service after the outage.

Flights were prevented from heading to Philadelphia during the ground stop. Delays and cancellations are to be expected throughout the rest of the day.

The internet issues affected only American Airlines. Passengers have complained of long wait times and check-in lines.

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