It looks like Boeing may not have to delay its eagerly-awaited
787 program a second time. On Tuesday, the American planemaker
assured customers and investors the composite-bodied aircraft
remains on track for a first flight in early 2008, and entry into
service by the end of 2008.
Well, so much for that idea. A proposal hatched by the Bush
administration three months ago to fine airlines for using runways
during peak hours -- thus, in theory, more evenly spreading out
departures and arrivals at New York-area airports -- appears headed
Electronic Boarding Passes "Print" To Wireless Devices
Passengers may soon no longer have to dig for a paper ticket, or
worry about where they put their boarding passes before checking in
for a flight. Continental Airlines and the Transportation Security
Administration launched a program recently to test the use of
electronic boarding passes on PDAs or cell phones.