Weather data issue temporarily grounded all Southwest Airlines flights Monday
ByFunAsia 15 Jun 2021 12:16 PM 164

Southwest Airlines is all set to return to the skies Tuesday morning after a weather data issue on a computer forcefully grounded flights Monday night.

According to the latest reports from the Dallas-based airline, a technical glitch didn’t allow them to send weather data to flight crews. That is very crucial information to be seen to crews to fly safely.

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The problem started occurring at 8 p.m. and it took several hours to get the first few grounded Southwest flights cleared for takeoff.

The airline has asked flying customers to check their flight status Tuesday before heading to the airport.

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