(CNN) — The Federal Aviation Administration said the technical outage this morning was “short lived” and that delays because of it should be “minimal.”
“The service is back on line a few minutes ago and delays should be minimal,” FAA spokesman Greg Martin told CNN
About the outage: Martin says the third-party vendor in question provides weight and balance software which airlines use to determine flight plans and make fuel calculations, among other purposes.
JetBlue said it is experiencing delays following a problem with AeroData.
Earlier today, American Airlines also said AeroData was experiencing a technical issue.
Here’s the full statement from JetBlue Corporate Communications:
We are experiencing delays following an Aerodata issue impacting multiple airlines’ ability to release flights.
Customers can check their flight status at http://www.jetblue.com or by downloading the JetBlue Mobile App.
We are working with these partners to address the issue and apologize for the inconvenience.