Technical outage causes flight delays for airlines

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NEW YORK (AP) - A technical outage impacted major airlines and caused flight delays Monday.
  
The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday that several airlines were dealing with computer issues. The agency recommended people contact their airline directly for flight information and updates.
  
There were delays at airports in Chicago, New York, Boston, Atlanta, Miami and Detroit.
  
Dan Landson of Southwest Airlines said there was an outage with a vendor that services multiple carriers with data used in flight planning. Southwest said it lifted an internal ground stop at 7:05 Eastern that had been implemented for about 40 minutes.
  
The airline anticipated scattered delays and said that travelers could check its website for the latest updates on specific flights.
  
Delta said some of its flights were impacted.

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