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United Airlines said no flight cancellations are expected Wednesday as it finishes inspections on its entire fleet of Boeing 757s.
updated 2/16/2011 12:43:42 PM ET 2011-02-16T17:43:42

United Continental Holdings Inc. says it has inspected most of the 96 planes that had been grounded while it completed an overdue maintenance check.

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United spokeswoman Megan McCarthy says the checks are not expected to cause any cancellations on Wednesday. The airline canceled 15 flights because of the checks on Tuesday.

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United followed a federal directive in modifying the on-board computers on the Boeing 757s in 2004. But portions of follow-up inspections were done incorrectly. Those follow-up inspections take as much as 90 minutes and were expected to be finished on Wednesday.

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