| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Chicago-based Boeing Co. on Monday received an order for 100 of its new 737 Max 200 aircraft from European low-cost carrier Ryanair.
The order is valued at $11 billion at list prices, although carriers typically receive discounts. It has a potential...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
"You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said last week.
He was referring to American corporations now busily acquiring foreign companies in order to become non-...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself.
Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:22 AM
CHESTER — The power of Boeing to insist on lower prices by its supply chain is so great that the Federal Reserve mentioned it as a factor in the Northeast's regional economy.
Even for suppliers who don't directly sell to the Boeing or Airbus...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:31 PM
International investigators on Friday collected decomposing remains and belongings of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster after finally getting access to the eastern Ukraine crash site, Dutch officials reported.
"We hope that the start...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Competition is heating up for flights between South Florida and Brazil.
American Airlines this week announced its intent to begin nonstop daily service between Miami International Airport and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil, on Dec....
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:42 PM
An Air India jet carrying more than 300 passengers made an emergency landing in Newark, N.J., with just one functioning engine after a fire in one of its two engines forced the pilot to abort the flight, an airport spokeswoman said Sunday night.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:01 PM
A seal issue caused the engine failure that kept the Bombardier CSeries jet from its debut at this week's Farnborough Airshow in England, a Pratt & Whitney official said.
"The issue is a seal problem in the oil system. The fan-drive gear system is rock...