| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Asiana Airlines will sue Bay Area television station KTVU-TV for using fake, racially insensitive names of pilots flying the ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214, the Associated Press reported Monday.
A spokeswoman for the South Korean airline, Lee...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:32 PM
A key supplier on Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner passenger jet has confirmed it has joined the ongoing investigation into a fire that broke out last week on an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft parked at London’s Heathrow Airport.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Shares of aerospace giant Boeing Co. briefly hit an all-time high Wednesday after the company posted a larger than expected 13% jump in second-quarter profit that was driven by higher deliveries of passenger jets.
Boeing reported a profit of $1.09...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board intern who apparently confirmed the fake, racially insensitive names of the pilots flying the ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214 is "no longer with the agency," CNN reported Monday.
CNN cited "a government...
| 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 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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:53 PM
This just in: Asiana Airlines Flight 214’s pilots tell investigators that the plane’s automatic throttle system failed to keep the doomed jetliner at the proper speed for landing.
This also just in: In a historic first, the Navy’s X-...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:37 PM
San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co. topped the ranks of corporate giving in 2012, climbing ahead of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., according to a new survey of 100 companies released Sunday by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Wells Fargo gave away $315.8 million...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Federal investigators said Thursday that a Southwest Airlines jet that crashed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport landed first on its nose gear before the main landing gear made contact with the runway.
“The landing scenario that the report...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Investigators have no found evidence that the internal fire that sent smoke billowing through a parked and empty Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner in London on Friday was linked to problematic aircraft batteries, Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:01 PM
The landing gear didn't just collapse when a Southwest Airlines jet touched down in New York City and plunged nose-first into the tarmac: The landing gear punched into the plane itself as it skidded for almost half a mile.
The new revelations came...