The bad news parade for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner just keeps marching on, as two Japanese airliners have grounded their fleets after an All Nippon Airways flight had to make an emergency landing today. This is just the latest in a string of incidents that have been plaguing the Dreamliner in recent weeks, prompting an investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration. [More]
For all the years we heard whispers and excited buzzing about the Boeing 787 Dreamliner before its debut, it seemed sort of like a mythical flying beast. And since its inaugural U.S. commercial flight in November it’s definitely becoming legendary — but for all the wrong reasons. The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a probe into the beleaguered plane after a recent spate of problems. [More]
After decades of having to share airplane bathrooms with messy fellow travelers of the male persuasion, female passengers on one airline are about to get a new perk — female-only restrooms. [More]
In a new and exciting airline cutback effort, an airline is now asking passengers to relieve themselves before getting on the plane in order to decrease passenger weight and save fuel. No, we’re not making this up. And no, it’s not Ryanair.