Flights at ILM airport affected by technical issue

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- More technical issues with an American Airlines regional carrier has stranded thousands of passengers at Charlotte Douglas International Airport Monday.

On Thursday night, more than 120 flights were canceled due to a technical issue that was not explained in detail. A spokesperson for American Airlines told FOX 46 that PSA Airlines is having problems tracking flight crews.

"Our team, in coordination with PSA, is working hard to resolve the issue as quickly as possible and take care of our customers by accommodating them on mainline flights or other regional carriers", American Airlines said in a statement.

At around 8 a.m. Sunday, American Airlines reported a technical glitch with their regional carrier PSA.

It's the second time since Friday that the carrier has dealt with the issue.


At 11:45 a.m. Sunday, Charlotte Douglas International Airport advised travelers to check the status of their flight before heading to the airport following the two-hour halt of incoming flights.

The ground stop was lifted after flights were being held Sunday morning until 10 a.m. FlightAware posted another ground stop stating flights were being held until 3 p.m.

Katie Cody with American Airlines said a couple hundred flights were canceled Monday alone due to the glitch, which is a technical IT issue.

The problems started last week and is affecting flights in and out of Charlotte.

An American Airlines spokesperson provided a statement to WBTV Sunday about the mishap. We are rebooking passengers and American's Customer Relations department will be reaching out to all affected customers.

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