Boeing plans to add new 737 Max production line

An aerial view of the engines and fuselage of an unpainted Boeing 737 MAX airplane parked in storage at King County International Airport-Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, June 1, 2022. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Boeing said it plans to add a fourth 737 Max production line in the second half of next year as it … Read more

American Airlines (AAL) earnings Q4 2022

Employees of American Airlines help check in passengers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on January 11, 2023 in Arlington, Virginia. Alex Wong | Getty Images American Airlines‘fourth-quarter profit beat analysts’ expectations as strong travel demand and high fares buoyed results during a turbulent holiday season. Shares of American were up about 2% in premarket … Read more

Southwest Airlines (LUV) earnings Q4 2022

Travelers check in at a Southwest Airlines ticket counter during the busy Christmas holiday season at Orlando International Airport on December 28, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Paul Hennessy | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Southwest Airlines said Thursday it expects its holiday meltdown to continue to weigh on its bottom line, but said it still … Read more

First Rocket Lab US launch is a success after NASA delays

The company’s Electron rocket lifts off from LC-2 at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Jan. 24, 2023. Brady Kenniston / Rocket Lab RocketLab‘s first US launch got off the ground Tuesday evening, marking a successful mission and a long-awaited expansion of the company’s capabilities. The company’s Electron rocket launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight … Read more

Boeing (BA) earnings Q4 2022

A Boeing 747-8F operated by AirBridgeCargo takes off from Leipzig/Halle Airport. Jan Woita | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Boeing posted a $663 million loss for the fourth quarter as supply chain issues weighed on results despite a rebound in aircraft sales and deliveries that drove up revenue. Airlines and aircraft manufacturers have benefited from … Read more

SpaceX completes Starship rocket test in preparation for first orbital launch

Starship prototype 24 stacked on top of Super Heavy booster prototype 7 at the company’s facility near Brownsville, Texas on January 9, 2023. SpaceX SpaceX announced on Monday that it completed a major test of its latest Starship prototype, as the company prepares for the first orbital launch of the towering rocket. Starship prototype 24, … Read more

FAA contractor unintentionally deleted files before outage that disrupted flights

An American Airlines Airbus A319 airplane takes off past the air traffic control tower at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, January 11, 2023 Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday that a contractor unintentionally deleted files before an outage of a pilot-alert system that delayed thousands … Read more

United Airlines (UAL) earnings Q4 2022

A grounds crew member directs a United Airlines airplane to a gate at Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, New Jersey, US, on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. Aristide Economopoulos | Bloomberg | Getty Images United Airlines‘ fourth-quarter profit and outlook for early 2023 topped Wall Street estimates thanks to strong travel … Read more

Delta CEO urges Washington to increase FAA funding after ‘unacceptable’ outage

Ed Bastian, chief executive officer of Delta Air Lines Inc., during an interview in New York, US, on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. Bastian said that he sees ‘strong demand’ for flights carrying into 2023. Jeenah Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian called on Washington to increase funding for the … Read more

Delta Air Lines (DAL) earnings Q4 2022

Delta Air Lines Airbus A330neo or A330-900 aircraft with neo engine option of the European plane manufacturer, as seen departing from Amsterdam Schiphol AMS EHAM International airport. Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty Images Delta Air Lines fourth-quarter profit and revenue topped expectations on Friday, but shares fell on the carrier’s outlook for the first … Read more