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UPDATE: American Airlines flights resume after computer glitch

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UPDATE: American Airlines says they have resolved their computer issues and flights are returning to normal status. 

The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday American Airlines flights experienced nationwide ground stops amid computer issues.

The airline took to Twitter to respond to customers on the matter.

American’s flights inbound and outbound from Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport appear to be on time.

American's stock was sharply higher in afternoon trading.

The FAA database said only that the cause of the ground stop was "airline issues." The database indicated the stoppage would last until at least 2:30 p.m. ET.

The airline told NBC affiliate WMAQ that it was working on resolving the issue but that it was it did not know how long it would take to resolve it.

A company spokesman later told Reuters that all domestic flights departing from Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago O'Hare and Miami had been halted.

American's stock was sharply higher in afternoon trading.

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