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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 12, 2008
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The standing of passengers by American Airlines this week due to safety concerns about MD-80 jets reviewed.

(New York: Michelle Franzen) The return to flight after American's cascade of cancellations due to the grounding of its jets reviewed; statistics on cancellations and the cost due to safety codes compliance cited. [Passengers Anna GONZALEZ, Julie TEETER - react.] ["Travel + Leisure" magazine Mark ORWOLL†- reviews the economic factors affecting airlines.] The recent stopping flying by three airlines due to rising fuel costs mentioned. The reasons for the delay in reaccommodating passengers stranded by the MD-80 problems discussed.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Franzen, Michelle
Duration:
00:03:40

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