Business as usual for American flights at RSW

In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, photo, an American Airlines passenger plane takes off at Miami International Airport in Miami. American Airlines and US Airways announced Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, that they're merging in a deal they value at $11 billion, creating the world's biggest airline. The combined carrier will be called American Airlines but run by US Airways CEO Doug Parker. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, photo, an American Airlines passenger plane takes off at Miami International Airport in Miami. American Airlines and US Airways announced Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, that they're merging in a deal they value at $11 billion, creating the world's biggest airline. The combined carrier will be called American Airlines but run by US Airways CEO Doug Parker. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Computer glitches that grounded American Airlines flights have been corrected.

At Southwest Florida International Airport, flights for the airline had resumed by 5 p.m. Tuesday, said Vicki Moreland, an airport spokeswoman.

American operates a total 12 flights at Southwest Florida International — three round-trips each to Dallas/Fort Worth and Chicago-O’Hare airports, she said.

Three flights were canceled earlier Tuesday, she said.

A key computer system used to run many daily operations at American failed Tuesday. That prompted the nation’s third-largest carrier to ground all flights across the U.S. for a few hours, stranding thousands of passengers at airports and on planes.

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