Outgoing flights at Los Angeles International Airport and other airports have been halted due to what’s been described as a “computer glitch”:

The stoppage of outgoing flights has left many passengers sitting on runways:

Numerous airports have been affected by the “glitch”:


https://twitter.com/Join____Us/status/461622367161040896


https://twitter.com/carney/status/461622038780588033

Computer problems have also hit airports in the U.K.

Twitchy will update this post as more information becomes available.

Update: The FAA has reportedly lifted the grounding of outgoing flights: