American Airlines cancels Max flights through mid-August
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April 14, 2019 - by By CATHY BUSSEWITZ for apnews.com
American Airlines announced Sunday that it was canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August because of ongoing problems with the Boeing 737 Max aircraft.
The announcement made American the second major carrier to cancel Max flights through the busy summer season.
Southwest Airlines, the largest operator of Boeing jets, announced last week that it would cancel its Max flights through Aug. 5. American's cancellations will last through Aug. 19.
Airlines are being forced to ground their planes longer than expected after Boeing and the FAA said the company needs more time to complete changes to a flight-control system suspected of playing a role in the crashes...