Boeing Stock Falls Sharply As Crisis Mounts Over 737 MAX CrashesThe sharp selloff is a sign that Chicago-based Boeing has a serious crisis on its hands. Almost three-quarters of Boeing's 2018 deliveries were 737 planes. And Boeing plans to build 59 new 737s each month in 2019.
Boeing 3Q Profit Rises 31 Percent, Tops ExpectationsBoeing delivered 190 airliners in the quarter. That is down 12 from the same period last year, but Boeing remains ahead of its 2017 pace.
FAA: Not In The Business Of Regulating LegroomThe federal regulator is rejecting suggestions it set minimum standards for airline seats.
Woman Who Tried To Sneak Aboard Airliners Vows To BehaveMarilyn Hartman was arrested after trying several times to get past security at O'Hare and Midway airports in April and May. She was released from jail this week.
Quinn Makes Minor Changes To $35.7B BudgetThe Chicago Democrat cut $250 million for renovations to the state Capitol from the $35.7 billion spending plan, saying the state can't afford to move forward with improvements this year. He also said he has directed state agencies to make additional cuts, including selling half the state's 21 airplanes.
How To Never Lose Your Luggage AgainWhile fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.
The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window SeatsThe jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.
Study: Short-Haul Travelers Opting For Buses, Trains To Use Electronic DevicesAn annual study by DePaul University has found people’s reliance on tablet computers, smart phones and other electronic devices might be driving travelers to buses and trains for short trips instead of airplanes.
Many Airliners Flying Without Life RaftsThere are major airliners flying planes without potentially life-saving gear -- life rafts. These rafts can protect passengers from frigid and fast-moving water when a plane has to emergency ditch in the water.
Planes Nearly Collide At O'Hare After Biden LandedTwo regional jets reportedly came within 300 hundred feet of each other at O'Hare on Monday, minutes after Vice President Joe Biden's plane landed.