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United Airlines is getting its Boeing 787s back in the air.
A rusted 5-foot-tall piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the hijacked planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered near the World Trade Center wedged between a luxury apartment building and a mosque site that once prompted virulent national debate about Islam and free speech.
Boeing is aiming to begin delivering 787 "Dreamliners" again in early May.
Chevron, Boeing and other companies whose fortunes are heavily dependent on government action or inaction were among the companies that gave $23 million to President Obama for his inauguration party, with the politician who ordinarily demonizes corporate money relying primarily on such sources, rather than individuals, for the $44 million gala in January.
Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner fleet is grounded. It's not that the plane is bad. But when a battery system keeps catching fire, it's hard to focus on a plane's virtues.
The union representing Boeing Co.'s engineers and technical workers delivered a split decision on a new contract Tuesday, with the engineers accepting their offer and the technical workers rejecting theirs and authorizing a future strike.
It's a split decision from the union representing Boeing Co.'s engineers and technical workers.
Boeing Co.'s engineers have accepted a new four-year contract while technical workers rejected their offer and voted to authorize a future strike.
The hits just keep coming to Boeing Co. The company has emerged from the grounding of its 787 Dreamliner to face a possible union strike of roughly 23,000 of its engineers and technical workers.
Boeing sent a 787 up on a test flight Saturday, the first since the new airliner was grounded three weeks ago because of a battery fire.
Boeing's stock ticked up Wednesday after the aerospace giant reported record revenues in 2012 and forecast that it would step out from the shadow of its flagship Dreamliner 787 in the coming year.
The battery that caught fire in the Japan Airlines 787 Dreamliner in Boston was not overcharged, but government investigators said Sunday there could still be problems with wiring or other charging components.
Some frequent fliers say they aren't worried about safety aboard Boeing's problem-plagued 787 aircraft, while many less-seasoned travelers are often unaware of what model of plane they're flying on.
When President Obama spoke out forcefully against Michigan's right-to-work law, it was a rare example of the president putting on public display his support of organized labor.