New York Senator Charles Shumer (D) said over the weekend that
Spirit Airline's decision to charge passengers for carry-on bags is
"a slap in the face to travelers," and he wants the Treasury
Department to exempt luggage carried onto an airliner from
The FAA has proposed to assess a $380,000 civil penalty against
Frontier Airlines of Denver for operating several aircraft on
approximately 900 flights when they were not in compliance with
Federal Aviation Regulations.
Boeing Confirms Success On 787 Wing, Fuselage Ultimate Load
They're stresses higher than the airplane should ever experience
in flight, and the Dreamliner static airframe proved it was up to
the challenge. Boeing announced Thursday that all test requirements
were successfully met during the 787 Dreamliner's ultimate load
wing and fuselage bending test.