• Users of pilot-alert system that failed report new delays

    5 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Some users of a system that sends messages to pilots reported delays on Wednesday, but federal officials said the problem was not affecting flights.
    It is the same pilot-alerting system that broke down spectacularly earlier this month, leading the Federal Aviation Administration to briefly stop all departing flights around the country.
    An FAA spokeswoman said Wednesday the system that sends NOTAMs - notices to air missions - was online and operational. “Some users have reported slower response times due to high demand, but there have been no reports of impact to flight...
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