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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...

02/21/2013

...the guts of the Dreamliner's lithium-ion batteries, and a new protective fireproof container, those people said. The top brass at the FAA are also increasingly skeptical that a global team of investigators and safety experts can pinpoint the cause of the battery...

02/20/2013

...that these planes should start flying again from early April. They can't be sure but they are hopeful," Rohit Nandan said. Air India has six Dreamliners and has ordered 21 more. The question of the airline seeking compensation from Boeing for the jet's glitches...

02/17/2013

...U.S. CEO. Parker attracts comparisons to Herb Kelleher, the whiskey-drinking, cigarette-puffing lawyer who helped found Southwest Airlines. "Doug can be Kelleheresque when it's appropriate," said Henri Courpron, a former Airbus North America CEO and now CEO...

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