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02/07/2013

...battery failures, but the Federal Aviation Administration would have to certify any "fixes" Boeing proposed. Boeing asked the FAA this week for permission to conduct new test flights of the 787, suggesting it is making progress in finding a solution to the...

02/07/2013

Despite a battery fire in one Boeing 787 Dreamliner and smoke in another, the type of batteries used to power the plane's electrical systems aren't necessarily unsafe — manufacturers just need to build in reliable safeguards, the nation's top aviation sa

02/07/2013

...Corp., parent of American Airlines, which debuted its new look and logo last month, is close to an agreement to merge with US Airways Group, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. American Airlines’ parent AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. are...

02/07/2013

Federal regulators said Wednesday that they had approved one flight of a Boeing 787, with a flight crew but no passengers, as the company’s engineers study possible changes to the plane’s electrical systems that could reduce the risks of another battery

02/07/2013

...merger agreement between American Airlines and US Airways is close to being reached , the Wall Street Journal is reporting. According to WFAA.com, a finalized deal could likely be announced next week . The merger would create the world's largest airline ....

02/07/2013

...scheduled to meet in Fort Worth on Monday and could consider merger plans. American is coming out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy and US Airways CEO Doug Parker has been pursuing the airline. A combination would create the largest airline in the world. It would be...

02/06/2013

...mechanics and ground workers have long lobbied for a marriage, at one point even negotiating secret contracts with US Airways on how they would be treated if the companies joined forces. A combined airline would likely retain the American name and remain based...

02/06/2013

...for battery related messages, and land immediately if one occurs.” Boeing spokesman Birtel said company officials “are confident – as is the FAA – that the 787 is safe to operate for this activity. Safety of the crew on board is our top priority.”...

02/06/2013

...from Harrisburg to Denver will resume April 22, a month earlier than expected, according to Frontier Airlines, the seasonal flight provider. Frontier announced its decision in a press release issued through Harrisburg International Airport on Wednesday. Frontier...

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