NJ airline passengers deal with cancellations, delays

Garden State residents at the airport Wednesday may were forced to deal with significant delays.American Airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights to inspect the wiring on some of its jets. On Tuesday, the airline canceled about 500 flights.More than one-third of the airline's 2,300 daily flights use MD-80s, which are the planes being inspected. American Airlines also canceled hundreds of flights two weeks ago to inspect the wiring work.American Airlines has apologized for the situation and has stressed that passenger safety has not been compromised. The airline says it will work on trying to arrange other flights for those affected and will pay for meals and hotels since the delays were within its control.American AirlinesNewark Liberty Airport

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