| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Officials are investigating whether the pilot of the Asiana Airlines jet that crashed into the runway at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday had been blinded seconds before by a flash of light.
The pilot flying the plane, a veteran captain...
| Aug 7, 2013
In recent weeks the catastrophic crash of a Spanish passenger train, the lethal derailment on a French commuter line, the crash landing of a Boeing 777 in San Francisco and the deadly inferno caused by a runaway train in Canada have increased concerns...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Asiana Airlines confirmed Tuesday that it will change the number of the flight between Seoul and San Francisco in the wake of the July crash that left three people dead and more than 180 others injured.
Airline spokesman Suh Ki-Won said that beginning...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The captain of a Southwest Airlines jet that slammed nose-first onto a runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport last month took over the controls from the first officer just 400 feet before touchdown, federal investigators said in a report that suggests a...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:55 PM
C. Gordon Fullerton waited years for his chance to go into space but less than six minutes after the space shuttle Challenger took off in 1985, he was starting to rethink it.
One of the Challenger's three main engines suddenly shut down and Fullerton,...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Sometimes, things are even better the second time around. That's what Steven Udvar-Hazy is hoping.
Nearly 40 years after co-founding International Lease Finance Corp. and pioneering its successful model of buying airplanes and leasing them to airlines,...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Muriel Siebert, whose success as one of Wall Street's early, influential female analysts earned her the contacts and nest egg to become the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, has died. She was 84.
Siebert died Saturday of...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:40 AM
WASHINGTON -- Orders for airplanes, computers and other durable goods, a key indicator of future economic growth, dropped more than expected last month in a bad sign for the strength of the vital manufacturing sector.
The Commerce Department said Monday...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:01 PM
More than 60% of employers in a new survey anticipate some increase in their health benefit costs due to the federal Affordable Care Act.
The survey of 1,203 employers by the Mercer consulting firm found that 20% of those businesses expect an increase...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Aerospace giant Boeing Co. announced plans to close its sprawling Long Beach plant and eliminate thousands of assembly-line jobs where the hulking C-17 cargo plane is built.
The plant is one of the last vestiges of an era in which aviation and aerospace...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- Orders for long-lasting durable goods, such as airplanes, appliances and computers, increased slightly in August, reversing a steep drop the previous month that raised alarm about economic growth.
New orders increased by $300 million, or...