One of the world’s largest plane leasing companies said he
expects even more delays for Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner...
one month after the American planemaker announced a six-month bump
in the road to the plane's first flight and deliveries
Mandatory Inspections After Jet Nacelle Falls Off Of Wing
South Africa grounded all Boeing 737-200s for inspection, after
an engine fell of a jet belonging to Nationwide Airlines, according
to the country's aviation authority. Phindi Gwebu, a spokeswoman
for the Johannesburg- based Civil Aviation Authority, said Boeing
planes at Nationwide Airlines have been grounded and those
belonging to other carriers will be grounded in two days.
International Airline Will Order A Mix Of Airbus and
Emirates announced on November 11, that it has agreed to spend
$34.9 billion on new aircraft. These orders with Airbus and Boeing
are the largest-ever aircraft commitment in civil aviation made by
any airline in a single order. The deal was announced at the Dubai
Airshow and includes 120 Airbus A350s, 11 A380s, and 12 Boeing
Governor, Congressman Want More Info About Process
The GAO, a government watchdog, will study the Federal Aviation
Administration's airspace redesign that has triggered legal
challenges from lower Fairfield County municipalities. Gov. M. Jodi
Rell and U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays, R-Bridgeport, applauded the
Government Accountability Office, which said it would analyze the
FAA's methodology as well as the noise and environmental effects of
the redesign plan...
A cap on flights into Chicago's O'Hare International Airport
(ORD) will remain in place for another year according to a Federal
Aviation Administration report. The flight cap, which has been in
place for three years, will be lifted by FAA officials in November
2008 when the airport is expected to open its a new runway...
Airlines Will Conference With FAA Daily During Holidays
Commercial airlines are increasing staffing in hopes of avoiding
delays during the upcoming travel rush during Thanksgiving holiday.
Transportation Secretary Mary Peters held a conference call
November 9, with the Federal Aviation Administration, major
airlines, airports, and aviation trade groups to discuss their
holiday traffic plans...