NASA has warned SpaceX and Boeing Co of design and safety concerns for their competing astronaut launch systems, according to industry sources and a new government report, threatening the U.S. bid to revive its human spaceflight program later this year.
Korean Air’s Boeing 777-300ER from Incheon to San Francisco was the first plane with the special livery to take to the sky earlier this month. The special livery will depict the number 50 with a plane flying over it alongside the slogan ‘Beyond 50 Years of Excellence’.
British engineer Cobham will take an additional exceptional charge of 160 million pounds ($206 million) to settle a dispute with Boeing over its delayed KC-46 aerial refuelling programme, it said on Tuesday.
Southwest Airlines faces what its own managers call an operational state of "emergency" due to an unusually high number of Southwest Boeing 737s being taken out of service for maintenance. In a memo obtained by CBS News, the airline called for all hands on deck. The spike in out-of-service planes follows our CBS News investigation into mechanics' complaints of undue pressure to put aircraft back in service faster. Kris Van Cleave reports.