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"You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said Thursday.
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President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, July 24, 2014.
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This is a great time to buy U.S. auto maker stocks, because attractive new products are hitting the market and a change in consumer behavior will keep sales humming.
On July 19, a United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J. to Bogota, Colombia, diverted to Charleston International Airport because of medical issues with two passengers.
This 3 minute video of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner rehearsing for the 2014 Farnborough airshow is notable for the performance takeoff, sure, but hey check out those slipping turns, and the forward slip to a landing, in a jetliner .
Ask the Captain: Taking advantage of tailwinds A good tailwind can help pilots gain speed and shorten flight times.
To fly the Dreamliners, the airline has trained almost 230 pilots and co-pilots, including almost half of those who originally flew narrow-body planes.
Air New Zealand spokeswoman said that the Boeing 787-9 will first fly between Auckland and Sydney on August 9 - "all else being equal, this will be the first 'commercial' flight ," the spokeswoman told Australian Business Traveller .
UP THE BACK OR AT THE POINTY END? Seat 37H, down the back with the riff-raff . Return fares to Perth were $1100.
The lead aero major Boeing has witnessed huge difficulties with its revolutionary aircraft, the 787 Dreamliner which is the first aircraft to be madeof composite material.
Travelers with time on their hands and full access to the internet aloft, will surely have much to say about the travel experience of the Boeing 787 left, and the Airbus A350 right, once the latter finishes flight testing and starts delivering later this year.
Last week, we found ourselves at Twitter's New York City offices for an event whose topic couldn't have been more timely in light of the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine the next day.
The July 8, 2007 Dreamliner rollout was a sunny and joyous event, marred only later as it became clear how much work remained to be done.
Sales in the quarter of $684 million were up 2% from last year's $671 million. Aircraft sales in the quarter of $294 million were up 8% from a year ago.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 06:28 am
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