Boeing says it's talking with 30 companies worldwide about
signing on for the 7E7 Dreamliner. If things keep going like this,
says 7E7 Senior Vice President Mike Bair, Boeing could sell 500
Dreamliners before the aircraft rolls out in 2007.
Independence is in the air.
Atlantic Coast's low-cost spin-off initiated a minimal schedule
Wednesday, taking on paying customers for the first time. Based at
Dulles Airport (VA), the airline is serving five cities including
Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Newark and Raleigh-Durham.
By ANN Editor Pete Combs
The next sound you hear will be that of an editor falling on his
Remember Tuesday's lead article -- about a Boeing 737 plane crash
in Sudan? That indeed happened. But it happened almost a year ago
-- even though it was reported as a recent accident on
international wire services as well as foreign newspapers (and one
of them STILL is). Somebody's computer glitched.
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