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Dreamliner: Airline frustrations grow at delay

USA Today  2011-01-15 14:05:00

When will Boeing's 787 Dreamliner finally enter commercial service? The U.S. jetmaker hopes to have an answer soon.

121.5 MHz ELT Ban Dropped By FCC

Aviation Week  2011-01-15 00:37:32

The FCC has stopped a prohibition on ELTs using the 121.5 MHz frequency after a request from FAA.

Metro Bank plans more 'stores' despite lack of best-buy rates

guardian.co.uk  2011-01-15 00:01:14

The UK's newest high street bank, Metro Bank, has exceeded its own expectations for progress in six months since launchSix months after its glitzy launch, Britain's first new high street bank in over 100 ...

Fraport Eyes Continued Growth

Aviation Week  2011-01-14 23:58:18

Passenger numbers at Fraport's main Frankfurt Airport operation in Germany were adversely affected in December by snow storms, but full-year data show growth for the hub airport.

Delta Contemplating Huge Narrowbody Order

Aviation Week  2011-01-14 23:58:17

Delta says it needs to replace A320s, DC-9s and 757s.

Delta Air Lines may order 200 jets

The News Tribune  2011-01-14 23:27:50

Delta Air Lines, one of the world's largest air carriers, this week set the stage for one of the biggest aerospace showdowns in years. The Atlanta-based airline asked planemakers to submit bids for up ...

Delta drops cargo calls through Montego Bay call center

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2011-01-14 22:35:18

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines plans to bring some business back in house from a contract call center in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Cargoitalia to begin serving Atlanta

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2011-01-14 22:29:52

Cargoitalia is starting service to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport as a new international all-cargo carrier, according to the airport.

Electric-Powered Flight Control System On G650

Aviation Week  2011-01-14 22:10:43

Gulfstream flies a production aircraft—the G650—using only a electrically powered flight control system.

Commissioner wants Gwinnett to rule out commercial flights

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2011-01-14 21:30:46

A newly elected Gwinnett County commissioner will ask the county to drop the idea of commercial flights at the county's airport near Lawrenceville.

Reuters: Airbus poised to pass Boeing for 2010 orders

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2011-01-14 21:12:00

At the end of November, Airbus had netted 388 commercial airliner orders to Boeing's 489. But the European plane maker is poised to overtake its U.S. rival with a flurry of orders in the last month of ...

Delta cancels launch of route to Luanda, Angola

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2011-01-14 21:06:12

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has canceled plans to launch a new route from Atlanta to Luanda, Angola next week, due to weak customer demand.

More animals ran into trouble on Delta flights last year

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2011-01-14 20:50:48

More than 20 animals died or were injured or lost on Delta Air Lines flights last year, a number that shows the dangers pets can face when they take to the skies.

More animals ran into trouble on Delta flights last year

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2011-01-14 20:50:48

More than 20 animals died or were injured or lost on Delta Air Lines flights last year, a number that shows the dangers pets can face when they take to the skies.

Feds cancel Boeing virtual border fence

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2011-01-14 20:05:00

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Friday canceled a controversial Boeing program to build a virtual fence along the U.S. border with Mexico.

Is this what airliners could look like in 2025?

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2011-01-14 19:20:00

NASA recently awarded contracts to three teams to study concepts for more-efficient airliners that could enter service by 2025. Now, they have artist conceptions of what these aircraft might look like.

Good case for partial privatisation of SOEs

The New Zealand Herald  2011-01-14 17:30:00

Partial listing of some state-owned enterprises deserves a closer look.Potential benefits include better performance - it is thus an opportunity to improve New Zealand's lacklustre growth and productivity.Solutions ...

Besieged Virgin Atlantic Weighs Its Options

Aviation Week  2011-01-14 17:17:54

The two Virgin Atlantic shareholders are likely rigorously searching for new investors.

Name that airport ...

USA Today  2011-01-14 17:10:00

Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.

Today's chat: Submit your question

USA Today  2011-01-14 16:41:00

Hello Sky readers. This week's blizzard -- the latest to cripple airline schedules -- has kept us jumping. As a result, I must postpone this ...

 
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