American Airlines by Oct. 8 expects to resolve a problems with dislodged seats on 48 of its more than 100 Boeing 757 aircraft. The fix, approved by the FAA, involves installing a clamp to ensure the seat-locking plunger mechanism on the 27 rows of economy-class seating on each 757. Each row of seats has two seat-locking plungers at the rear to secure the row to the floor, a spokesman for American says. The seats were made by Weber Aircraft, but the problem does not rest with the ...

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