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Ruling Coming On Legality Of Boeing's 'Massive' Subsidies

Posted 05.30.2011 | Business

A long-running transatlantic trade dispute over illegal state handouts for Airbus and Boeing comes to a head Thursday with the latest ruling from the ...

Boeing Wins $10 Billion China Contract

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) sealed deals worth $10 billion with two airlines in China, the world's fa...

Dow Asks, What's the Business Case for Protecting Nature?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

The business logic for protecting nature has always been a harder sell than making the case for other green initiatives. Dow is now tackling this issue, working with The Nature Conservancy to try and make the business logic clearer.

WikiLeaks: U.S. Diplomats Acted As Boeing Salespeople

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This is the high-stakes, international trading bazaar for large commercial jets, where tens of billions of dollars are on the line, along with hundred...

A380 Engines

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jeff Danziger


WATCH: Qantas Grounds All Airbus Planes After Engine Fire Over Indonesia

The Huffington Post/AP | JULIA ZAPPEI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SINGAPORE — Qantas grounded its Airbus A380 fleet after one of the superjumbo jets blew out an engine Thursday, shooting flames and raining large me...

Airbus Imagines An INVISIBLE Passenger Plane (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

What will airplanes look like in 2050? Airbus' vision for the future of flight presents planes that are eco-friendly, self-cleaning, and see-through...

Airbus A321 Involved In Pakistan Plane Crash (VIDEOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Airbus A321 was involved in the Pakistan plane crash today that killed 152 people. The incident marked the worst plane crash in Pakistani history....

Solar EMP and the Mystery of Air France 447

Lawrence E. Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Lawrence E. Joseph

By scientific consensus, solar EMP blasts will next climax in ferocity and frequency late in 2012 or early 2013. Might be a good idea to harden sensitive electronic components before then.

Air Force's Delay In Tanker Bidding Extends Job Intrigues

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

Let's hope the Obama administration this week delayed its deadline for picking the next generation of Air Force tankers for good reason, as claimed ...

Craplex Cockpit Computers 6 -- Unsafe At Any Speed

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John T. Halliday


Hillary Clinton Got it All Wrong in China This Weekend

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

It is time for the U.S. Secretary of State to focus on crucial geopolitical issues and leave the discussions of China-U.S. business relations and monetary policy to someone else.

WTO Set To Rein In Corporations' Cross-Country Extortion Racket

David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Segal

A ruling by the WTO this spring could end undeserved tax breaks for any corporation that's good at making threats, reining in tax breaks in a way that our domestic leaders never would.

How Much Longer Can the GOP Maintain Credibility When All They Say Is "No! No! No! No! No!"?

Kara Vallow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kara Vallow

It seems that there is no Republican principle that cannot be instantly disavowed if Obama decides it's worth backing.

The Commerce Secretary From Boeing

David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Segal

Former Washington governor Gary Locke has worked hard to minister to the needs of the hometown corporation. Since being appointed as commerce secretary, he has an even higher perch from which he can do so.

Hudson River Landing: Pilots On Sully's Miracle

The New York Review of Books | James Salter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

James Salter The New York Review of Books "Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the Miracle on the Hudson" by William Langewiesche Farrar, Straus and ...

Cannibal Conservatism: Author Makes Up Charges Against Secretary Gates

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Allen Smith

In a time of crisis, Republicans begin to eat their own. The infighting has been going on for months and has occasionally touched the national security establishment.

Air France 447: A Cockpit China Syndrome

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John T. Halliday

My conclusions about the causes of the Air France 447 tragedy have been shaped not just by my decades as an international airline captain and cockpit computer analyst, but by learning from world-class experts. Here are a few of their voices.

Score One for Fair Trade

Jim Arkedis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Arkedis

The WTO's ruling late last week in a case involving Boeing and European arch-rival Airbus is a big and welcome victory that shows rule-based trade works.

Airbus Safety Linked To Pilot Errors, Emerging Nations

True/Slant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A lot of travelers boarding an Airbus today might be thinking twice. After all, yet another Bus is at the bottom of yet another ocean - and another 15...

Government-Media-Corporate Mantra: Only the Little People Worry About Money

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanton Peele

Jack Strong: You can't fit 200 guests, strippers, a four-star kitchen, and a ten-foot-high ice sculpture on a helicopter.

New Airbus Luxury Superjumbo Makes First Landing In U.S.

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Airbus's A380 superjumbo touched down at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday, marking the first commercial arrival of the giant...

Friday Talking Points [36] -- End The Media's Pro-McCain Bias! Now!!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

McCain has joked that the media is "his base" of support. It was a funny line, but there is a truth at its core: the media has been hard on Obama but unbelievably light on McCain. And this has to stop. Now.

McCain Advisers Lobbied For Airbus

Associated Press | Jim Kuhnhenn and Matthew Daly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top current advisers to Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign last year lobbied for a European plane maker that beat Boeing to a $35 billion Air Fo...

Airbus In Talks About Creating Flying Casinos

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Airbus said Thursday it was holding talks with a number of customers interested in converting its superjumbo A380 -- the world's biggest passenger pla...