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Can you hear me now? I'm 10,000 feet above the ground

Nov 22, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission is moving toward lifting a long-standing ban on cell phone calls in-flight. It would permit calls once a plane reaches 10,000 feet.
Posted In: airplane mode, Airlines, airline safety

Hands off that iPad, flyers. For just a bit longer.

Nov 1, 2013
The FAA needs to give airline-by-airline approval before you can play "Angry Birds" during takeoff.
Posted In: Delta, united, American, tablets, FAA, airline safety

If an empty 787 Dreamliner catches fire, does Boeing stock get pounded?

Jul 12, 2013
An Ethiopian Airlines 787 Dreamliner was sitting empty on the tarmac at Heathrow Airport in London, minding its own business, when it caught fire.
Posted In: Boeing, 787, Dreamliner, airline safety, Dreamliner 787

90 seconds: The technology and investment behind plane evacuations

Jul 8, 2013
Over the years airlines and aircraft manufacturers have invested in technology to improve crash survivability.
Posted In: Airlines, airline safety, San Francisco

Battery problems old news for Dreamliner

Jan 30, 2013
Boeing has apparently been aware of the problems with the troublesome lithium ion batteries on its 787 Dreamliner for some time.
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner 787, Dreamliner, airline safety

Grounded Dreamliner could be Boeing's nightmare

Jan 17, 2013
Foreign regulators will follow the FAA's lead before letting new Boeing Dreamliners fly again.
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner 787, airline safety

Boeing Dreamliner fire: Just a bunch of smoke?

Jan 8, 2013
Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner caught on fire yesterday after landing in Boston. No passengers were injured, but the verdict is still out on the injuries Boeing might suffer.
Posted In: airline safety, airplanes, Boeing, Dreamliner 787

We may soon be able to keep our shoes on at the airport

Sep 6, 2011
This final note on the way out today, just to put things into some kind of Sept. 11th perspective....
Posted In: airline safety

Sweatin' to Aircraft Safety

Mar 30, 2011
If you're flying to New Zealand any time soon you may recognize a familiar face on your flight. Fitness icon Richard Simmons, best known for his...
Posted In: airline industry, airline safety, Richard Simmons

MID-DAY UPDATE: T-day air travel and the economy

Nov 24, 2010
Hey all you travelers: Today and tomorrow may be a massive headache! Steve Chiotakis talked to George Hobica of airfarewatchdog.com about how all...
Posted In: airline safety, ATM, cable TV, China, fees, Hp, Ireland bailout, Korea, lawsuit, mid-day update, Oracle, SAP, Small Business, Time Warner, unemployment benefits

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