Justice Department Still Not Completely Satisfied As Airlines
Trade Positions In New York, Washington, DC
The DOT has given final approval to a slot swap proposed by
Delta and US Airways that will mean changes in the number of
flights each airline offers at LaGuardia and Reagan National
airports. The two airlines have been working on the deal for more
than two years.
United Airlines Will Be First U.S. Carrier To Fly Boeing's New
Final assembly of the first Dreamliner slated for delivery to a
domestic airline was completed by Boeing Wednesday night, finishing
the first major step in the aircraft's production. United Airlines
will be the first North American carrier to take a 787 delivery,
with plans to introduce the first of 50 Dreamliners into revenue
service in 2012.
CSA Becomes The First Chinese Operator Of The Superjumbo
Airbus has delivered the first A380 to China Southern Airlines.
During a very special celebration ceremony held Friday at the
Airbus Delivery Center in Toulouse, France, the first out of five
aircraft ordered was handed over from Airbus President and CEO, Tom
Enders to China Southern Airlines Chairman, Si Xianmin.
Four Of The 32 People Aboard The Aircraft Reportedly
Reports out of Papua New Guinea indicate that an Airlines PNG
Dash 8 went down Thursday in a storm on a flight from Lae to
Madang. The flight was reportedly carrying parents on their way to
a university graduation.