American Airlines is buying at least 460 new planes over the next five years and splitting the order between aerospace giants Boeing and Airbus.
American Airlines is expected to announce Wednesday a major order of new planes that could put pressure on other airlines to upgrade their fleets.
American Airlines is in talks with aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing Co. to purchase at least 250 aircraft in a deal valued at about $15 billion, The Wall Street Journal said.
The CEO of Boeing says a “workmanship issue” and not poor design led to a hole ripping open in a Southwest Airlines plane.
Investigators trying to determine why the roof of a Southwest Airlines jet peeled open in flight this month are focusing on the manufacturing process at Boeing.
A flight emergency last week is focusing attention on older model Boeing jets around the world.
The CEOs of Southwest Airlines and American Airlines are giving a vote of confidence to Boeing.
Southwest Airlines says four planes being repaired for cracks in their aluminum skin will likely return to service by Saturday.
Southwest Airlines says it has finished inspecting planes grounded since the weekend.
Boeing was surprised when a section of a Southwest jetliner’s fuselage ripped open in flight because the plane wasn’t old enough to be worrisome, a company official said Tuesday.
Southwest Airlines canceled 70 flights nationwide Monday as it continues to inspect a number of older Boeing 737 aircrafts.
Federal records show cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the frame of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 that made an emergency landing at an Arizona military base after a hole was torn from the passenger cabin.