Widespread delays impacting travelers with several flights changed in Nebraska
UPDATE, 7:15 a.m. — Lincoln Airport shared a message from United Airlines saying, “Due to the notification system (NOTAM) which the Federal Aviation Administration uses experiencing an outage, all domestic flights will be delayed, this does impact LNK.”
UPDATE, 7 a.m. — Lincoln Airport confirms all flights are grounded until 8 a.m.
It’s also reporting a couple of delays, but officials cannot say if it’s related to the FAA issue or another matter.
Everyone is encouraged to check flight information before heading out today.
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Widespread flight delays are popping up all over our country Wednesday morning, and officials are blaming them on an FAA outage.
There were about 1,200 delays reported as of 6 a.m. The majority of them are happening along the east coast.
FAA officials say they’re working on the problem and that some functions were beginning to come back online around 6:30 a.m.
United Airlines temporarily delayed all of its domestic flights with representatives saying they would have an update after learning more about the issue.
Here in Nebraska, there have been several changes to flights in Omaha. No word if it’s because of the FAA problem.
The airport here in Lincoln appears to be unaffected at this time.