FROM Kevin Mitchell
American Airlines Grounds More than 1000 Flights American Airlines cancelled 460 flights yesterday. Today it's cancelled more than 1000 , almost half its entire schedule. More than 100,000 travelers could be scrambling as re-inspections continue on the wiring of MD-80 jetliners. Kevin Mitchell chairs the Business Travel Coalition , an advocacy group for companies that travel by air.
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