FAA safety directive forces hundreds of cancellations

An FAA safety directive forced Delta Air Lines and American Airlines to cancel more than 700 flights this week. The directive requires carriers to check wiring on certain jetliners. Other carriers say they have no immediate plans to cancel flights, but some observers say the directive could continue to disrupt operations. American repaired wiring on 145 of the 291 jetliners that it inspected.

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