American Airlines grounds 14 planes due to overhead bin issue

FILE PHOTO: An American Airlines Boeing 737-800 airplane takes off at Simon Bolivar International Airport in Caracas, Venezuela January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

CHICAGO (Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc grounded 14 Boeing 737-800 airplanes on Thursday after complaints by pilots that overhead bins on some recently-retrofitted aircraft cabins were not closing, an American official said. In a statement, American said the issue did not jeopardize the safety of flights and that it is working with the supplier […]

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