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Fasten Your Seatbelts and Turn on Your Magazines

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

According to Innovations in Magazines 2011 World Report, Singapore Airlines converted three of its publications to digital in July 2010 when two Boeing 777-300ERs began offering the new version in non-paper form.

Handhelds on Planes A Bigger Problem Than You Think

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

So what would you think if you were the B777 pilot who's radio communication with air traffic control was interrupted by a passenger's cell phone call...

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...

Boeing Boondoggle: Pork Can Fly

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

"The gift that keeps on giving" should have been the headline on the Pentagon's decision to award the Boeing Co. a $35 billion defense contract. Defense of the nation, of course, had nothing to do with it.

National Academies of Sciences: Student Graduate Research Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Iris Mack

For graduate students who share my love of aviation, please consider applying for the Graduate Research Award Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues.

Sometimes I Feel Like a 747

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Congratulations, Wunderbar and Chuka Haeyo to Boeing for the banner day it had Sunday, unveiling its newest version of the 747, the 747-8 Intercontinental.

America to its Military-Industrial Complex: Happy Valentine's Day!

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

An 18-day peaceful revolution has just toppled Egypt's 30-year Mubarak dictatorship. As the free-falling government dispatched American-made F-16s to...

Obama State of the Union Speech will be Predictable for the Middle Class

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The American Small Business League (ASBL) is predicting that President Obama will rely on the same tired rhetoric regarding economic stimulus, while continuing to ignore the diversion of federal small business contracts to corporate giants.

Controversial Outsourcing In Construction Of Boeing's Much-Hyped Dreamliner

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

EVERETT, Washington (By Kyle Peterson) - On a blustery and drizzly December afternoon in the Pacific Northwest, about 20 airplanes sat engineless and ...

The Real Economic Lesson China Could Teach Us

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

China is eating our lunch. Why? It has a national economic strategy designed to create more and better jobs. We have global corporations designed to make money for shareholders, regardless of where they reside.

The Sleek, Speedy Passenger Planes Of 2025

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Get ready for the next generation of passenger airplanes. NASA has taken the wraps off three concept designs for quiet, energy efficient aircraft th...

FDIC Forum Ignores #1 Challenge for Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Let's just try something crazy like not giving federal small business contracts to some of the biggest companies in the world, and instead direct those dollars to the nation's 27 million small businesses.

Profiles in Doing Both: The Secret Behind the LUV at Southwest

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

It's a burden to satisfy customers and please partners simultaneously. But it is one that Southwest gladly shoulders. The reason? The relationships that Southwest maintains help it deliver more love to customers.

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...

Obama, CEO Lovefest Produces No Pledges to Create Jobs, Stop Union Busting

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

Obama reportedly asked business leaders what he could do to help create more jobs in America. Perhaps he should have asked these CEOs why, despite numerous pledges to keep good jobs in America, they continue to ship them overseas.

WATCH: Boeing Whistleblowers Expect A 'Catastrophic' Event'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Boeing 737NG planes might not be as safe as expected: Al Jazeera conducted interviews with Boeing whistleblowers about key structural parts in planes ...

McKeon: For Weapons Makers, the Buck Starts Here

William Hartung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Hartung

One common theme that runs through deficit proposals is the need to make substantial cuts in Pentagon spending. But there will be another obstacle before real savings can be reaped: pork barrel politics.

Obama Administration Wants Secret "Blacklist" for Pentagon Contractors

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Small business advocates have raised concerns a section of the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act will be used to threaten and intimidate small businesses that take issue with DoD's small business contracting practices.

Boeing Contract $1 Billion Waste

Larry Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Hirsch

I was just watching a CNN story about Boeing contract to build a virtual fence at the Texas Border. Over $1 Billion of Federal Money has been paid on ...

Department of Homeland Security Sued Over Boeing Contract

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is being sued by the American Small Business League (ASBL) for refusing to release subcontracting reports on...

WATCH: Boeing Conducts All Sorts Of Tests On 787

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The commercial debut of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner has been much-anticipated around the world. Yet the fuel-efficient, long-range airplane is facing tou...

New Leader In Political Giving

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amid this year's heated debate over corporate campaign cash, the top donor to House and Senate campaigns is a company that was an also-ran in politica...

The US Defense Establishment Is Tied Inextricably to China

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rizwan Ladha

The ability of the United States to defend itself through all three legs -- land, air and sea -- is contingent upon its continued cooperation with its largest economic rival, China.

The Battle for the Frontier -- A Historic Moment

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

In the battle for the Frontier, the stakes are whether the United States will lead the world into space or relinquish itself to second world status by repeating the failed policies of the past.

The Top Contenders In The New Space Race | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

When NASA's space shuttle fleet retires in 2011, the space agency will have to rely on Russian spacecraft and the private sector to taxi cargo and hum...