Delay Eats Up Any Margin For Error In Ambitious Cert
The Dreamliner will take a little longer than originally planned
to take to the sky. At a Wednesday press conference, Boeing
confirmed reports that surfaced over the weekend, stating the
company's much-anticipated composite-bodied 787 won't take flight
until mid-November or even December.
Four air traffic controllers, employees of a Swiss air traffic
control company, were convicted Tuesday of negligent homicide in a
mid-air collision over German airspace between a cargo jet and
passenger jet in 2002 that killed 71 people.
Caribbean Sun Airlines Inc., a South Florida-based carrier that
operated flights throughout the Caribbean from January 2003 to
January 2007, announced Friday its intention to re-launch by the
end of 2007.
Lawyers Plan To Appeal; Pilots Staying Put For Now
In a move anticipated by counsel defending two American pilots
in the aftermath of a fatal midair collision last year, on Friday a
Brazilian judge denied the pilots' request to testify in their case
in that country from US soil, citing an international legal
Steps Already Taken: New Laptops, More Officers Already
It just goes to show, there's nothing quite like a total network
system failure -- such as the one to hit Los Angeles International
Airport last month, stranding some 17,000 international passengers
-- to light a fire under plans to overhaul that system.