Monday, September 17, 2007

Boeing says it can beat Dreamliner delays (The Wall Street Journal Europe, 17 Sep 2007, Page 4)

Boeing says it can beat Dreamliner delays
By J. Lynn Lunsford
The Wall Street Journal Europe
17 Sep 2007

BOEING CO.’S TOP leaders say it is possible to overcome a nearly four-month delay in the 787 Dreamliner program and deliver the first jet on time in May. Industry observers and a number of the plane’s suppliers say it would be the aerospace equivalent... read more...

Sunday, August 26, 2007

Can China Airlines bounce back?
By Bruce Stanley
The Wall Street Journal Europe
24 Aug 2007

THE DRAMATIC explosion that gutted a China Airlines Ltd. jetliner earlier this week poses an image problem that could threaten the Taiwanese carrier’s thus-far successful effort to rebound from a troubled past. Aviation experts from Japan, the U.S.... read more...

Monday, July 30, 2007

The Business
28 Jul 2007

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

U.S. airlines upgrade seats to woo business-class travel
By Susan Carey
The Wall Street Journal Europe
24 Jul 2007

UAL Corp.’ s United Airlines announced an overhaul of the business-class cabins of its 97 international planes, replacing the existing seats, which lean back about 140 degrees, with ones that recline 180 degrees into flat beds. United said the change,... read more...

Monday, July 02, 2007

Starbucks picks 2nd film venture
By Janet Adamy
The Wall Street Journal Europe
29 Jun 2007

Starbucks Corp., after a disappointing entry into the film business last year, plans to promote a nature documentary in its stores this summer. The Seattle coffee chain announced Thursday that it has picked “Arctic Tale,” from Paramount Classics and... read more...

Monday, June 18, 2007

Boeing-Airbus rivalry ready to take off at Paris Air Show
Miami Herald
16 Jun 2007

PARIS — The world’s biggest air show is bigger than ever this year but the main story hasn’t changed: The trans-Atlantic rivalry between Boeing and Airbus will again dominate the 47th Paris Air Show which opens Monday at Le Bourget, north of the French... read more...

Monday, May 28, 2007

BA has little to gain from flying into a deal to buy Spain’s Iberia
airlines jon ashworth
The Business
26 May 2007

Do airlines make good takeover targets? Willie Walsh, chief executive of British Airways, may have pondered the question this week, as he confirmed he had joined a private equity consortium looking at bidding for Iberia, the Spanish flagcarrier. BA,... read more...