Passengers Burned By Hot Coffee or Tea On Flights.

  Recently several passengers have sued after flight attendants spilled coffee on passengers during separate flights. A Canadian man was asleep when coffee was spilled on his arm. When he took his shirt off, his skin came off with it.  A woman suffered burns when a...

FAA slow on cockpit fires in some Boeing jets

. By JOAN LOWY and JOSHUA FREED WASHINGTON — Federal aviation officials have known for years that cockpit window heaters in some Boeing planes catch fire. But they haven’t required airlines to fix the problem, even after dozens of incidents that unnerved pilots...