United Operations Resume After Computer Outage

United Airlines said its system is back up and running after passengers in several cities said they experienced a massive computer outage, which stranded them at airports across the country.

Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images

This is at least the third major computer outage for the Chicago-based airline since June.

"Our system is up. We're resuming operations for affected flights," United said in a statement.

(Read more: United Suffers Computer Issues in August)

Passengers were being told by pilots and airport agents that computers were down. Some fliers had been waiting nearly two hours to depart.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


U.S. News

  • Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia leaves the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments April 22, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    A bankruptcy court has allowed defunct video streaming company Aereo Inc to auction its TV streaming technology assets, court papers show.

  • Classic con-artist routines, namely three-card monte and the shell game, apparently made a return to New York City streets for the holidays.

  • An employee sorts packages at the UPS Worldport in Louisville, KY.

    Santa's sleigh delivered more on-time packages this year, though a few retailers still broke their delivery promise.