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Airlines / Flight Disruptions #890190

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 10, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The cancellation of 922 American Airlines flights noted.

(Reagan National Airport, Washington: Lisa Stark) The troubles in the airlines industry due to the FAA crackdown on safety regulations featured; details given about the FAA audits of Delta, Midwest and Alaska airlines and about tomorrow's flight cancellations. [Former NTSB chairman Jim HALL†- says the safety system is broken.] [In Chicago, TRAVELLER - comments.] [American Airlines CEO Gerald ARPEY†- talks about getting it {safety} right.] [FAA associate administrator for aviation safety Nicholas SABATINI†- offers defense.] [Former NTSB board member John GOGLIA†- comments.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(O'Hare International Airport, Chicago: Barbara Pinto) The public relations problem for the airlines featured; scenes shown from the Chicago airport, where American Airlines responded via its service representatives. [Five PASSENGERS - react.]

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Lisa;
Pinto, Barbara

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