6 hrs ago
St. Petersburg Times
Doo-hickeys that save big bucks: Winglets make airliners more fuel efficient
A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 is equipped with a new, split scimitar winglet that adds a downward foil to the vertical one.
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19 hrs ago
American Airlines Flight Leaving Tulsa Strikes Bird, Returns To TIA
A close-up view of the Boeing 757's left engine with a mechanic's ladder in front of it.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
British Airways: 'No impact' from upstart Norwegian
Ambitious trans-Atlantic expansion plans by upstart budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle are unlikely to have a significant impact on British Airways and Iberia.
Shocking facts airlines don't want you to know
EXHAUSTED crew. Ageing aircraft. Guns in the cockpit. Here are 12 aspects of flying that airlines don't exactly want to shout from the rooftops.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Winglets go a long way to give airlines fuel savings
Boeing calls the odd-looking upturned wingtips on aircraft "blended winglets," Airbus calls them "sharklets" and Southwest Airlines, in ads, simply calls them "little doo-hickeys."
Boeing COO Muilenburg expects to meet 2014 guidance
The 787 has yet to make a profit and Boeing paying the airlines for late delivery and other problems on the 787 Boeing will spent 10 Billion to buy back stock that was selling below $100,00 a years ago! Many of Boeing program have come to end like the Rockwell Space shuttle, Sea launch ect Boeing plans more cuts in region - Los Angeles Times ... (more)
Boeing's 2.2% drop weighs on the Dow, as 13% correction continues
See Popular Mechanics June 1989 page 69 and Boeing Specification BAC-5651 BAC 5651 And where were the inspectors that bought off the test, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Boeing, FAA, QA, ect The cracks resulted from over-tightening of the fasteners without the use of manufacturing fillers, Aka An torque wrench! And where were the inspectors at that ... (more)
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
30 years later, captain to repeat hijack drama for court
Carl Gamble, 71, of Matthews was in command of Piedmont Flight 451 approaching Miami one afternoon 30 years ago when a passenger had a request: Break out of the landing pattern and fly to Havana.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Delta spells out miles needed to earn free flights
This photo taken Jan. 20, 2011, shows a Delta Airlines Boeing 757 taking off in Tampa, Fla.
Monarch Aircraft Engineering Academy Celebrates First 1,650 Engineers Trained
The state-of-the-art Academy is one of only five centres worldwide which provides B1/B2 type engineering training for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
KAZR-FM Des Moines
Iron Maiden beer a big bar hit
IRON MAIDEN: This photo released by Universal Music Enterprises shows the Iron Maiden and their customized Boeing 757 that is flown by lead singer Bruce Dickinson.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
How old is that plane, really?
HAVE you ever glanced at the stained seats and ancient-looking buttons on a plane and wondered how many years it has clocked up in the skies? Here's how to tell if it's an old clunker.
Exotic corner of world gets closer with Icelandair flights to Edmonton
"They say if you go swimming in the Blue Lagoon, you lose about 10 years," the 78-year-old joked Wednesday afternoon at the Edmonton International Airport.
Exotic new corner of world gets closer with Icelandair flights to Edmonton
Looking for a great place to eat? Search the Journal's archive of restaraunt reviews, organized by cuisine, location, and average price! Mayor Don Iveson meets Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson and his wife Anna at Edmonton International Airport on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Delta MD88 near New York on Mar 2nd 2014, engine trouble
A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N920DE performing flight DL-2151 from Miami,FL to New York La Guardia,NY with 154 people on board, was descending towards La Guardia Airport when the crew reported problems with one of the engines requiring them to put the engine on idle.
FLYHT Signs New AFIRS(TM) 228B Contract with Middle Eastern Based...
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. reported today that it has signed a contract with the Middle Eastern based operations group of an international cargo airline for the Automated Flight Information Reporting System 228B.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Allegiant Travel Co - 10-K - Management's Discussion and Analysis of...
The following discussion and analysis presents factors that had a material effect on our results of operations during the years ended and 2012.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Big changes ahead for frequent fliers on Delta - Boston.com
File-This photo taken Jan. 20, 2011, shows a Delta Airlines Boeing 757 taking off in Tampa, Fla.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
American B752 near New York on Feb 24th 2014, anti ice problems
An American Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N190AA performing flight AA-94 from New York JFK,NY to Madrid,SP , was climbing through FL320 out of New York when the crew decided to return to New York due to an indication of a problem with an anti-ice system.
Rolls-Royce Unveils Engine for Future Boeing, Airbus Planes
Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc , the world's No. 2 commercial jet-engine maker, will pursue geared turbofan technology championed by rival Pratt & Whitney as it seeks to power future Boeing Co.