Boeing Say Extensive Testing Will Be Required Before Airplane Is Flying Again
While FAA Administrator Michael Huerta says that Boeing's proposed solution to the battery issues that have grounded the fleet of Dreamliners worldwide "looks to be very comprehensive," he still can not speculate as to when the long-awaited airliners will be flying again.
Sets Strong Position For Flight Attendants In Merger With American Airlines
US Airways flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), have ratified a single contract with double-digit pay increases, industry-leading job protections and work rules, and a seat at the table as full partners in the merger with American Airlines. The contract, reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board, sets the stage for additional improvements, uniting both groups under one agreement and positioning flight attendants for future improvements.
Air Force II Won't Be Ferrying The Veep Home For Weekends
Vice President Joe Biden says that he'll once again be taking the train home to Delaware from Washington for the weekends now that the sequester has grounded Air Force II from weekend trips. But the Veep does not seem to be too upset about it.