LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American Airlines said on Thursday that it has canceled around 570 flights scheduled for Friday as it works to complete the inspections of its MD-80 fleet as required by the Federal Aviation Administration.
The airline said that as of Thursday afternoon, 132 MD-80 aircraft were returned to service.
On Thursday, American canceled over 930 flights related to the MD-80 inspections. That followed the cancellation of 1,094 flights on Wednesday and 460 canceled flights on Tuesday.
Reporting by Deena Beasley; Editing by Gary Hill