DFW Airport: Storm recovery more than 300 flights canceled

Posted: April 6, 2012 in Aviation & Airports (General News), USA
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DALLAS (AP) — Several hundred more flights atDallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been canceled since tornadoes hit North Texas.

Maintenance workers inspect the wing of a United Express Jet for storm damage at DFW airport, Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Special/Brandon Wade

Maintenance workers inspect the wing of a United Express Jet for storm damage at DFW airport: Images Star Telegram - Special/Brandon Wade

A spokeswoman says American Airlines and American Eagle on Thursday canceled another 323 flights.

Andrea Huguely says 63 planes remain out of service facing inspections for damage since Tuesday’s storms. She says 108 aircraft originally were out of service.

The carriers have canceled more than 1,600 DFW flights since the severe weather, including about 800 Tuesday and 500 more Wednesday.

Maintenance workers inspect the wing of a United Express Jet for storm damage at DFW airport: Images Star-Telegram - Special/Brandon Wade

Maintenance workers inspect the wing of a United Express Jet for storm damage at DFW airport: Images Star-Telegram - Special/Brandon Wade

Huguely says it could take a few more days for the American and American Eagle flight schedules to return to normal at DFW.

Read the full story at Chron.com….


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