ANN Daily Touch N Go: 02.19.08 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.19.08
(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- A New Airport Clears
Another Hurdle: 02.19.08 (ANN Special Report, with Randy
Curtis, Executive Director of Florida's Panama City–Bay
County International Airport and Indust
It wasn't a major problem... but it came at a bad time.
Singapore Airlines said Tuesday the carrier was forced to cancel
its Monday night A380 flight from Singapore to Sydney, Australia,
due to a defect with one of the superjumbo's fuel pumps.
Thank goodness for the 737. Even as Boeing faces increasing heat
from customers over delays to its newest aircraft, the upcoming 787
Dreamliner, the planemaker was able to tout the latest
accomplishments of its oldest aircraft family at this week's
Singapore Air Show.
Rockwell Collins announced Monday plans for opening an
engineering center in Hyderabad, India. The Hyderabad center, which
represents an expansion of Rockwell Collins employment, is
scheduled to begin providing services in October.
Ruled Out Ice, Water, And Contamination Of Fuel Tanks
The BBC reports investigators have ruled out ice, water or
contamination of fuel tanks on a Boeing 777 that was forced to land short of a runway
at London Heathrow Airport on January 17. The Air
Accidents Investigation Branch is quoted as saying the plane's data
recorder showed nothing wrong with major aircraft systems.
An oft-reported union between Delta Air Lines and Northwest
Airlines could see its first official announcement this week, as
the board of directors at the Atlanta-based carrier is expected to
meet Wednesday to consider the plan.