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...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...


...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...


...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...


...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...


This week, the parties met in Chicago to continue Phase 1 (non economic) reconciliation talks on a joint combined collective bargaining agreement. With a few remaining reconciliation issues that may require further discussion, next week a small group from the Teamster committee will focus on constructing and tightening language to reflect the agreements reached in committee discussions. That language will then be available for analysis, review and edits by the entire committee the following week prior to moving forward.