- At 7:19 a.m., the FAA issued a third tweet: “The FAA is still working to fully restore the Notice to Air Missions system following an outage. The FAA has ordered airlines to pause all domestic departures until 9 a.m. Eastern Time to allow the agency to validate the integrity of flight and safety information.”
- According to FlightAware, by roughly 7 a.m. EST, over 1,200 flights had been delayed within, into, or out of the U.S. on Wednesday.
- At 8:15 a.m. EST, the FAA announced that departures had resumed at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Georgia because of “air traffic congestion in those areas.” The agency reiterated that departures at other airports would resume at 9 a.m.
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