The BA strike
British Airways CEO, Willie Walsh talks to customers on the latest contigency plans. He wants everyone to know that he and many of BA’s employees are committed to keep the flag flying and minimise disruption to customers’ travel plans.
Let’s hope so!
Boeing today announced that it will accelerate planned rate increases on both the 777 and 747 programs. The accelerated rate increases will support increasing customer demand in the recovering airplane market.
“Our customers recognize the great capability and value of the Boeing 777 and 747-8,” said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Jim Albaugh. “Market improvement … Continued
KLM will launch a scheduled service between Amsterdam and Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport in China on 8th May 2010. KLM is the first airline to offer direct service between Hangzhou and Europe. This sixth destination in China consolidates KLM’s position in this fast-growing market.
“KLM is proud to add this 63th intercontinental destination to its network. With … Continued
A supersonic Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter rode more than 41,000 pounds of thrust to a vertical landing for the first time, confirming its required ability to land in confined areas both ashore and afloat.
“Today’s vertical landing onto a 95-foot square pad showed that we have the thrust and the control to maneuver … Continued