8 PHL flights cut for Southwest jet inspections

    Southwests Airlines’ grounding of many 737-300s in its fleet will affect service at Philadelphia International Airport.


    In all, eight flights will be canceled, four inbound and four outbound. Inspections of about 100 of the airline’s 737s were ordered over the weekend after a 5-foot fissure opened in the fuselage of a plane carrying about 100 people, forcing an emergency landing in Arizona.


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    According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the inbound flights are:

    1654 from Manchester;
    730 from Boston;
    3320 from Boston;
    2088 from Providence.

    The outbound flights include:

    1762 to Phoenix and Los Angeles;
    1241 to West Palm Beach;
    448 to Boston;
    1210 to Albuquerque.




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