Boeing Dreamliner stalled on the assembly line, again

Jul 13, 2011
The supply chain for Boeing's long-awaited 787 jet has been stopped again to allow workers to catch up with assembly.
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AirAsia places record plane order to meet growing demand

Jul 7, 2011
Southeast Asia's largest budget carrier, AirAsia, plans to buy 300 Airbus passenger jets -- a record-breaking order that would make the Malaysia-based airline one of the world's largest carriers.
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Airlines take on EU over carbon emissions

Jul 5, 2011
United and American airlines challenge a plan that would limit the amount of carbon planes can emit on flights to and from Europe
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Delta Air Lines wants to permanently eliminate 'lost' bags

Jul 4, 2011
A new feature tracks your luggage the same way FedEx or UPS tracks a package. But will it get airline passengers to check bags more often?
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American Airlines' new boarding procedure has fans, foes

Jun 27, 2011
No more back-to-front boarding; instead, "chaos at the gate," according to the union of flight attendants.
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Plane-maker Airbus cashes in at Paris Air Show

Jun 23, 2011
Plane-manufacturer Airbus has snagged some very large orders at the Paris Air Show. Its U.S. rival Boeing is not doing so well at the show.
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Growing markets make room for new manufacturers at Paris Air Show

Jun 21, 2011
Both Boeing and Airbus have announced that their long-held dominance of the airplane market is over, as new manufacturers see an increase in orders.
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United Airlines tech glitch is bad -- but company's response is worse

Jun 20, 2011
Thousands of passengers were inconvenienced by a United Airlines computer glitch this weekend -- but analysts say the real issue for the airline is how it responded to customer complaints.
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French minister pressures Air France to buy Airbus planes

Jun 15, 2011
Members of the French parliament are pressuring Air France to place a large order with the French plane-maker Airbus over US company Boeing.
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High oil prices, global crises drive down airline profits

Jun 6, 2011
The International Air Transport Association has cut its airline industry forecast for 2011, citing unrest in North Africa, the tsunami in Japan, and rising oil prices.
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