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Dreamliner Battery Still Not Safe Enough, NTSB Report Says

Christine Negroni | Posted 12.16.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

On Monday, the National Transportation Safety Board released the result of its near two year investigation into the battery fire event on a Japan Airlines 787 at Boston's Logan Airport in January 2013.

Get Free International Stopovers on These Airlines

Hopper.com | Posted 11.23.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

For adventurous travelers, a free trip to an exotic city is a mouthwatering prospect. Stopovers -- connections between flights of more than 24 hours -- provide a sneaky way to do just that, giving travelers two holidays for the price of one.

I Flew the Dreamliner... and I Can't Wait to Again

Billy Kolber | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel
Billy Kolber

After months of grounding by the FAA, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is poised to take flight again in the next few weeks. And that's great news for those ...

NTSB: Tiny 'Fibers' May Have Played Role In 787 Battery Failure

Reuters | Alwyn Scott | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business

SEATTLE, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is investigating whether tiny fiber-like formations, known as dendrites, i...

Boeing's Dreamliner Nightmare Continues

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's All Nippon Airways is prepared to recoup from Boeing whatever damages it suffers from flight cancellations and other costs caus...

Paul Brady

1,000+ Flights Impacted

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel

More than 1,000 flights around the world have been impacted by the continued grounding of all Boeing 787s, according to new data from FlightStats.com....

787 Cancellations Persist

Posted 01.22.2013 | Travel

The Dreamliner drama continues. Airlines that have grounded the Boeing 787 continue to cancel flights as safety officials continue to investigate t...

PHOTO: Japan Airlines' In-Flight KFC Meal Looks Sad

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.06.2012 | Home

Last week, Japan Airlines announced it would serve KFC on its flights from Tokyo's Narita Airport to New York, San Diego, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles...

Air KFC!

Posted 11.28.2012 | Travel

Japan Airlines has announced plans to serve KFC (yes, Kentucky Fried Chicken) on its flights from Tokyo's Narita Airport to eight destinations just in...

Japanese Embrace Low-Cost Flying

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel

NARITA, Japan — Japan has a reputation for loving expensive things like overpriced real estate, gourmet melons and luxury brands. But the nation...

Inspections Recommended For Dreamliner Engines

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.17.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Even as I was grumbling about the seat pitch on the Japan Airlines Dreamliner where I was otherwise enjoyably ensconced in row 48 for 13 hours on Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board was poised to ask the Federal Aviation Administration to order emergency inspections of all the General Electric GEnx-1B and -2B engines powering the Dreamliner and the newest Queen of the Sky, the Boeing 747-800.

Airlines That Charge for a "Civilized Experience"

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.06.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I learned how to open the airplane door in an emergency, help a handicapped person into a seat, take down a disruptive passenger and deploy the evacuation slide.

Lee Speigel

UFO Sightings Increase 67 Percent In 3 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 10.26.2011 | Weird News

Unemployment, gas prices, and fear over global warming aren't the only things skyrocketing -- so are mysterious objects rocketing through the sky. ...

Japan Airlines At Fault For Custody Drama?

brisbanetimes.com.au | Posted 06.18.2011 | Divorce

A US man has sued Japan Airlines, claiming it wrongfully helped his Japanese ex-wife leave the United States with their son, despite court orders that...

Play Ball! Opening Season for Airport and Baseball in Japan

Christine Negroni | Posted 06.14.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

There was a real and a metaphorical cry of "Play Ball" in Sendai, Japan yesterday.

Delta, Northwest Airlines Can Work As Single Carrier

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATLANTA — Delta Air lines Inc. has received government permission to operate its namesake service and its Northwest Airlines subsidiary as a sin...