American Airlines' schedule continued to be impacted heavily by FAA-mandated MD-80 inspections yesterday as the carrier cancelled another 922 flights--approximately 40% of its schedule--while attempting to fly out of the accompanying public relations storm. At a news conference yesterday, Chairman and CEO Gerard Arpey issued yet another apology and said the cancellations would cost the carrier "tens of millions of dollars." The Dallas Morning News reported that AA asked FAA for more time to ...

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