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Japan Solves Minor Boeing 787 Problems, But Not the Big One

Japanese authorities have identified the causes of fuel leaks and other problems with Boeing's 787 Dreamliners, but are still investigating the more serious battery problem that forced an emergency landing in January and the worldwide grounding of the jets.

More Nightmares for Dreamliner: Incident Grounds All 787s in Japan

Japan's two biggest airlines grounded all their Boeing 787s for safety checks Wednesday after one was forced to make an emergency landing. All Nippon Airways said a cockpit message showed battery problems and a burning smell was detected in the cockpit and the cabin.

Northeast Air Travel Still Stalled, Thousands of Flights Cancelled

Hurricane Sandy grounded more than 18,000 flights, and it will be days before travel gets back to normal. Authorities closed the three big New York airports, and the ripple effects from the shutdown of the nation's busiest airspace are dramatically affecting travelers in cities far and wide.

Fees and Fuel Costs Give AMR a Narrower Loss

American Airlines' parent company AMR Corp. posted a narrower fourth-quarter loss Wednesday, helped by lower fuel costs and increases in revenue from passenger fees, but results missed Wall Street's forecast.

JAL Declares Bankruptcy as Airline Industry Woes Continue

Japan Airlines Corp. today became the millionth or so carrier to seek protection from its creditors in the last few years in Japan's fourth biggest bankruptcy. The filing came after a 900 billion yen ($10 billion) turnaround plan after four government bailouts to revive Asia's most indebted carrier failed.

JAL: Next Huge Airline Bankruptcy?

A number of media, including the Nikkei business daily, are reporting that the Japanese government is considering taking its huge flagship carrier JAL into bankruptcy. The news follows recent proposals by both American and Delta over the last several weeks to put $1 billion into JAL.