Wreckage probe nears end; Jamaica awaits details

. By BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press Writer Published by the Seattle Times JUNO BEACH, Fla. — The pilot of an American Airlines jet that overshot the runway in Jamaica said Saturday that he’s happy to be home with his family for the holidays, and praised his...

Plane Overshoots Runway in Jamaica

. Written by Jack Healy Published by The New York Times An American Airlines flight carrying more than 150 people skidded off a rain-slicked runway as it landed in Jamaica Tuesday night, hitting a fence and plowing into a sandy embankment before it came to rest a few...

Dreamliner No. 2 takes off on second flight test for 787

. Written by Dominic Gates Published by Seattle Times Dreamliner No. 2 takes off from Paine Field in Everett on Tuesday morning. Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner No. 2 took off from Paine Field in Everett at approximately 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, a week after the first flight...

3-hour limit placed on airline passengers’ tarmac waits

. Written by Kim Geiger Published by Los Angles Times Reporting from Washington – The U.S. Department of Transportation is ordering airlines to allow passengers to leave an airplane if it has been stranded on the tarmac for three hours, a response to recent...

Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a breath of fresh cabin air

. Written by Charles Starmer-Smith Published by Telegraphic.co.uk The new lightweight plane, which is designed to cut fuel costs by 20 per cent, has been hailed as the answer to the problem of contaminated air that scientists claim affects up to 200,000 British...