Boeing Designs Self-Sterilizing Airplane BathroomsBoeing engineers think that they have a solution for smelly, grimy airplane bathrooms. The aircraft manufacturer has filed a patent for a self-cleaning lavatory that disinfects all surfaces in just three seconds.
Boeing Reports 4Q Profit Of $1.47 Billion On Airplane Sales Demand for commercial airliners boosted Boeing Co.'s fourth-quarter profit by 19 percent, topping Wall Street expectations by a wide margin and offsetting weakness in the defense business.
Dallas-Bound Passenger Heard "Popping" Before Emergency Landing A Dallas-bound American Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco turned around and made an emergency landing Monday, after some of the cabin's wall panels cracked loose.
Airlines Go On Record Jet Shopping SpreeAirlines are on the largest jet-buying spree in the history of aviation, ordering more than 8,200 new planes with manufacturers Airbus and Boeing in the past five years.
FAA Seeks Fine Against Southwest AirlinesFederal officials are seeking a $325,000 penalty against Southwest Airlines over a faulty repair job on an AirTran Airways jet in 2011. Southwest Airlines has 30 days to respond.
New Seats Squeeze In More FliersThe big U.S. airlines are taking out old, bulky seats in favor of so-called slimline models that take up less space from front to back, allowing for five or six more seats on each plane.
Remembering Delta Flight 1141 Crash At DFW AirportIt's been 25 years since Delta flight 1141, a Boeing 727, crashed at DFW Airport. Some of those who lived through it talked with KRLD NewsRAdio 1080.
American Airlines & US Airways MergeAfter months of courtship, American Airlines and US Airways are officially tying the knot. In the aviation industry's newest marriage, the two carriers will create the world's largest airline.
Boeing Moves 787 From Fort Worth To WashingtonA Boeing 787 landed routinely in Washington, near the factory where it was assembled. The plane was flown in from Fort Worth where it had been painted in the colors of the airline, China Southern.
Judge Says AMR Can Purchase New PlanesA bankruptcy judge has granted permission for AMR to buy new, fuel-efficient planes. American Airlines plans to receive nearly 60 planes this year and has 550 more on order.
FAA Tries To Keep Up With Aviation AdvancesAfter two separate and serious battery problems aboard Boeing 787s, it wasn't U.S. authorities who acted first to ground the plane. It was Japanese airlines.
American Airlines Changing Boeing Jet OrdersAmerican Airlines has renegotiated orders with Boeing Co. to save money and in some cases get a slightly smaller, less expensive version of the new 787 jet.