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3 hrs ago | Benzinga

2 Companies Helping Develop the Biggest Rocket Ever

United Launch Alliance, a privately-held joint venture that includes industrial giants Lockheed Martin Corporation and The Boeing Company , is developing the next generation of rockets to be used in the U.S. space program.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing, Boeing 787, Boeing 777, Science / Technology, Space

7 hrs ago | WNOE-FM New Orleans

Southwest Adding Flights To New Orleans Airport

Southwest will add Saturday-only flights on a 143-seat Boeing 737 in March and expand to daily service April 7. Times-Picayune reports tickets for the March flights are currently on sale.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

11 hrs ago | Washington Times

It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

15 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Goldman cuts Bombardier price target on expected CSeries delay

Bombardier's CSeries aircraft lands after its first test flight in Mirabel, Que., on Sept.


Related Topix: Bombardier, Aerospace-Defense, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Canada, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

19 hrs ago |

Fatberg 'as big as a Boeing 747'

IF you tip hot fat down your kitchen sink, poke food down the drain or put moistened towelettes down the toilet, this is what happens.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

23 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

AA Flight From LA to DFW Lands Due to Cracked Windshield

An American Airlines flight headed for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport immediately returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the cockpit windshield cracked.


Related Topix: Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 757

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Philippine Airlines retires B747 fleet

The last B747 flight of flag carrier Philippine Airlines bowed out of service early Monday, landing at 3:30 a.m. into the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 tarmac.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

AME Info

Etihad to begin Airbus A380 flights to Sydney from 1 June 2015

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Marketing

Post and Courier

Grapevine: Boeing 787 carbon fiber scraps get repurposed for the gridiron

The man-made materials that Boeing uses to build composite 787 airframes soon also will be found on football players.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Enormous 'fatberg' the size of an AEROPLANE found blocking sewers in London

The sewer blockage, made up of waste fat, wet wipes, old food, tennis balls and even planks of wood, was eventually cleared a few days ago by high-powered jets The source of flooding in London has been identified as a 'fatberg' the length of a Boeing 747 aeroplane was discovered in sewers beneath people's homes.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft


Tacloban airport to be closed due to potholes on runway

AIRPORT in Tacloban City will be temporarily closed starting this week to repair the potholes on the runway that pose safety risk to passengers, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said Monday.


Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320


Almanac for Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Those born on this day are under the sign of Virgo. They include German composer Engelbert Humperdinck in 1854; "Tarzan" creator Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1875; dancer/singer Marilyn Miller in 1898; labor leader Walter Reuther in 1907; actors Richard Farnsworth in 1920, Yvonne De Carlo in 1922 and George Maharis in 1928 ; undefeated heavyweight ... (more)


Related Topix: Boxcar Willie, Country, Conway Twitty, Symphony, Arts, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Hurricane, Hurricane Gustav, Weather

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Age

Qantas moves closer to HK Jetstar remedy

Shun Tak Holdings, now has 51 per cent of the shareholder voting rights, while Qantas and China Eastern? will each retain 24.5 per cent.


Related Topix: Airlines, Qantas Airways, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Post and Courier

Machinists union faces uphill climb to organize Boeing South Carolina

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is assembled in North Charleston, where the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is trying to rally workers for the union.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, South Carolina, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors


Customers cancel orders for early Boeing 787s

Two customers canceled orders this month for nine of the 10 early production 787 Dreamliners that Boeing has struggled to sell, reports the Wall Street Journal .


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787

Click Orlando

Elvis' jets for sale amid Graceland makeover

The four-engine "Lisa Marie" features a queen-size bed, gold bathroom fixtures, a videotape system with four TVs and a stereo system with 52 speakers, according to an ad posted on an aviation sales website this week.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Speakers, Convair 880, Aircraft, Convair Aircraft, Entertainment

The Motley Fool

Can You Guess the 2 Best-Selling Wide-Body Planes of the Last Decade?

The introduction of wide-body planes in the 1960s ushered in a new era of air travel for aircraft makers, airlines, and the masses.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 747, Boeing 787, Boeing 767, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350

Weirton Daily Times

Tillman to convey experiences

Mark Tillman remembers the first time he was at he controls of Air Force One, and it came on a flight that was headed not too many miles north of here.


Related Topix: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, W., George Bush, Barbara Bush, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, US Military, US Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Around The World Tour with TCS Expeditions and Jean Newman Glock

A trip of a lifetime doesn't seem to adequately describe the " Around The World " adventure offered by TCS Expeditions .


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 757, Travel/Tourism, Four Seasons Hotels, Hotels

The New Zealand Herald

Plane forced to return due to smoke

A plane carrying almost 50 passengers had to return to Auckland shortly after take-off when smoky haze was spotted in the cockpit.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft