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American Airlines: 42 Of 48 Planes Have Been Repaired Following Inspection Of Seats

Based on the number of canceled flights, the size of the planes and American’s typical occupancy or “load factor” for September, it’s likely that about 14,000 passengers were inconvenienced.

10/06/2012

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American Airlines: Improperly Installed Clamps To Blame For Loose Seats

The American Airlines seat scare has expanded to a third flight. Some have suspected sabotage, but on Tuesday surfaced a new theory on what’s causing the loose seats.

10/02/2012

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Delays Remain After United Grounds Passenger Jets

Thousands of passengers were grounded after the carrier pulled its entire fleet of Boeing 757s out of service for maintenance.

02/16/2011

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United Airlines Grounds Entire Fleet Of 757s

“Unscheduled maintenance” is a phrase that can strike fear into airline passengers. United Airlines was forced to fix its entire fleet of 757 jets on Tuesday night.

02/15/2011