Southwest Airlines Grounds All Planes Nationwide
Not what you want to hear on the day you may be traveling.
Southwest Airlines has reportedly grounded all of its planes this morning, April 18, 2023. The airline industry has requested that the FAA "pause" all departures.
CNN reports that the planes have been grounded due to technical issues. Unfortunately, that major issue has affected nearly 1,500 planes across the United States.
While the airline is working on the issue, they do not know when their planes will be able to resume their scheduled flights.
Here's what they said on Twitter.