Southwest Airlines Briefly Grounds All Flights Due To ‘Internal Technical Issue’


Southwest Airlines canceled all flights on Tuesday due to technical problems.

Federal Aviation Administration stated that Southwest Airlines “requested the FAA to pause their departures because of an internal technical problem at Southwest.” They added that as of 11:04 am, “the pause had been fully cancelled.”

. Southwest Airlines requested the FAA to pause its departures because of a technical problem within the airline.

The pause is now fully cancelled.

The FAA @FAANews April 18, 2023

Southwest Airlines tweeted: “We’ve had to implement a temporary ground stop due to intermittent problems that we experienced. We hope to resume our operations as soon as possible.”