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02/13/2013

...airline accidents. However, Captain Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger III—the heroic pilot who executed the emergency water landing of US Airways Flight 1549—doesn't think this news is cause to breath easy. Sullenberger told The Times, "It's important not to...

02/11/2013

...Aerospace giant Boeing Co. sent a 787 Dreamliner passenger jet on a test flight Saturday, the first since the new airliner was grounded three weeks ago because of a battery fire...

02/10/2013

...Government-owned airline Air India has, after much hemming and hawing, found a business process outsourcing partner in Sutherland Global Services even as many other potential bidders avoided the five-year contract because the terms were exacting. Air India...

02/10/2013

Despite wrapping up early to allow members to get home before the East Coast blizzard, union negotiators for the UAL/CAL/CMI mechanics and management progressed this week in Chicago. The NMB will join the parties as scheduled when talks resume on Monday. In other industry news, the FAA granted permission for Boeing to conduct more test flights of the 787 Dreamliner and a vote on a proposal American Airlines-US Airways merger may come as early as Monday.

02/09/2013

...planes filled with measuring equipment that was used in the flight tests for the 787’s original Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification. Ground tests were successfully completed on the jet Friday. On Thursday, the FAA granted Boeing’s request to...

02/09/2013

...— A United Airlines Boeing 777 from London to Los Angeles made an emergency landing Friday in Shannon, Ireland due to a mechanical problem, an airline spokeswoman said. Flight 935, with 169 passengers on board, diverted to Shannon at 1:03 p.m. local time,...

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