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American Airlines cancels over 500 flights on Friday 11 April

American Airlines has canceled approximately 570 flights on Friday, April 11, as it works to complete the inspections of its MD-80 fleet. The airline continues efforts to re-accommodate customers affected by this week’s activity.

As of Thursday afternoon, 132 MD-80 aircraft were returned to service. Inspections continued overnight, with approximately 170 MD-80s expected to be available for service on Friday morning.

These inspections were conducted to ensure compliance with a Federal Aviation Administration directive related to the bundling of wires in the wheel well of the MD-80 aircraft.

On Thursday American Airlines canceled over 930 flights related to the MD-80 inspections. That follows the cancellation of 1,094 flights on Wednesday and 460 canceled flights on Tuesday.

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