United Airlines flights briefly grounded at Denver International

United Airlines flights in Denver and nationwide were briefly grounded today due to a global problem with the airline’s computer system, according to Denver International Airport.

The problem temporarily impacted at least 35 flights that were trying to land at the airport, said spokesperson Stephanie Figueroa.

The Federal Aviation Administration announced the ground stop was lifted for the United States and Canada at 11:50 a.m.

Denver International Airport reported 175 delays and two cancelled flights as of 12:50 p.m., according to FlightAware. Of those, United Airlines had 78 delays and one cancellation. SkyWest, which operates flights for United and other airlines, reported 39 delays.

This is a developing story.

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