"Airplane boneyards" are more than places where planes go to die

May 7, 2019
Southern California Logistics Airport also provides plane storage, maintenance and technician training.
Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max airplanes are parked on the tarmac after being grounded at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville on March 28.
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In suburban Seattle, Boeing keeps on cranking out 737 Max planes

Mar 26, 2019
Despite the international grounding of the aircraft, a Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, has orders to fill.
Boeing's 737 assembly complex in Renton, Washington, is a hive of activity. In the foreground, a 737 Max is being painted. In the background, the brakes are tested on a new 737 Max for China Southern Airlines.
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Boeing liabilities could grow with grounding of Max fleet

Mar 14, 2019
The entire fleet remains grounded in the U.S.
Tails of Boeing 737 aircraft are pictured at Boeing Field, on March 16, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.
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During time of rapid growth, sorrow for Ethiopian Airlines

Mar 11, 2019
Sunday’s tragic crash of ET302 comes just as Ethiopian Airlines has been riding a wave of international investment, expansion and optimism. Over the last decade, the airline made a big push to build its fleet and increase routes, both within…
Two local boys examine a pile of twisted metal gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.
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Delta opens a high-tech pit stop for jet engine repair

Feb 21, 2019
Delta is opening a new jet engine test cell in Atlanta, the world's largest.
Delta jet engine test facility
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Expect a boom in the business of supersonic flight

Feb 12, 2019
Companies are working on ways to bring back supersonic travel for commercial flights.
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Airline tickets are priced to confuse

Jan 9, 2019
Sometimes flying a longer distance is less expensive.
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Feb 23, 2018
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Not so fast: Climate change will slow air travel

Jan 1, 2018
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