American Airlines grounds all flights until 5:00 pm because of computer problems

TAMPA - The computer glitch that forced American Airlines to ground all of their flight for several hours Tuesday has been fixed, according to a statement from the airline.

Earlier, the company posted on their Twitter account that it had encountered a problem with its reservation and booking system.

Long lines of air travelers could be seen at Tampa International Airport.

Around 4:30 p.m. American Airline canceled the following flights from Tampa:

- Flight 1786 to JFK
- Flight 1828 to MIA
- Flight 865 to DFW
- Flight 1142 to MIA
- Flight 2013 to ORD
- Flight 1621 to MIA.

American Airlines has told ABC Action News that more flights may be canceled.

For rebooking assistance, passengers can call 1-800-446-7834 and check www.aa.com for updates.

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