American says it has fixed seats on 42 planes - Article Photos 2/3

Two unidentified American Airlines passengers talk to a customer service representative, center, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 in Miami, as they try to make arrangements for a flight, after their flight was cancelled. American Airlines says a combination of wear, poor design and even soda spilled into the tracks can cause seats on its Boeing 757s to pop loose during flight. American is canceling 44 flights today after it scrapped 50 flights Thursday because of the seat problem. The airline said Friday that all seat repairs on its Boeing 757 airplanes should be done by Saturday. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)