Logs 1,341 Net Orders; Delivered More Planes Than Boeing
European planemaker Airbus may lay claim to the best sales
year in its history for 2007... but the company did not set the
all-time record for annual sales, ceding that accomplishment to its
First Delivery Now Expected In Early 2009, 'No Material Impact
On 2008 Earnings Guidance'
As noted previously by ANN, Boeing has admitted that first
flight of the 787 has been moved from the end of the first quarter
of this year to around the end of the second quarter to provide
additional time to complete assembly of the first airplane.
Deliveries are now expected to begin in early 2009, rather than
But Lawmakers May Be Concerned About Anti-Trust Violations
The Delta Air Lines merger story may get very exciting, very
quickly. Less than a year ago, Delta was campaigning against a
hostile takeover attempt by US Airways. Now, there are reports
Delta could announce a merger with another airline within a few
Officials Unable To Provide Details On Emergency Plans
In the words of one FAA official, "this is nothing new." That
doesn't mean, however, those opposed to the FAA's planned
consolidation of radar facilities throughout the country are giving
up the fight to stop that from happening.
If this doesn't make you want to go out and get that titanium
luggage lock, nothing will. Two baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy
International Airport in New York were arrested this weekend,
charged with swiping over a quarter-million dollars' worth of
diamonds and other jewelry.
And now, the latest evidence to show it's safer to be in the
air, than on the ramp of a major airport. A United Airlines 757 and
a Skywest CRJ-700 each suffered empennage damage Sunday night when
the aircraft collided as both were being pushed back from Terminal
3 at San Francisco International Airport.