Hopes To Compete In Single-Aisle Category With Boeing,
A financial analyst with J.P. Morgan has upgraded Bombardier on
news it is working on a larger, 150-seat version of its C-Series
airliner that could directly compete with the Boeing 737 and Airbus
In its continuing effort to improve aviation safety, the U.S.
Department of Transportation (DOT) Friday proposed to strengthen
safeguards for air shipments of lithium batteries and cells,
including when they are packed with or contained in equipment.
Flight Attendants Picketed Airports Around The World
United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA-CWA), conducted
a worldwide protest Thursday over stalled contract negotiations
with UAL management.
Cobham's HeliSAS Stability Augmentation System and Autopilot has
received Technical Standard Order (TSO) certification from the FAA,
a major milestone that approves the manufacture of HeliSAS system
"That's like having a fire truck with a flat in it and
nobody bothers looking at it until the alarm goes
Source: Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ)
describing continuing problems in airport security during a news
conference at EWR.