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02/22/2013

...cell. The safety board said Wednesday that the batteries were improperly wired and that further investigation is needed. The FAA approved Boeing’s battery in 2007 under “special conditions” prohibiting hazardous gas from accumulating in the plane if a battery...

02/22/2013

...set to start March 31, had been postponed to May 12. The launch would ultimately depend on a successful resolution of the safety incidents that have grounded the 787. Other service with the 787 won't resume until after June 5, David said. "We are taking the...

02/21/2013

...little detail, but US Airways chairman and CEO Doug Parker – future chairman and CEO of American Airlines – met Thursday afternoon with leaders of the Allied Pilots Association and US Airline Pilots Association. In a message to members, APA and USAPA said...

02/21/2013

...Werfel of the Office of Management and Budget said at a Senate hearing last week that the sequester will take a toll at the FAA. "FAA is going to face a cut of roughly $600 million under sequester," Werfel said. "A vast majority of their 47,000 employees will...

02/21/2013

...held Thursday, although a spokesman declined to confirm that. Boeing (NYSE: BA) would have to prove the airliner is safe before the FAA and Department of Transportation gives the go-ahead for the commercial flights to resume. Test flights have gone off without...

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