It's bad enough that air fares and extra fees have been rising as fast as a plane taking off -- now, travelers must wonder if aircraft have been properly inspected. Are the costs, pains and risks of flying reaching the point where frequent fliers should reconsider their transportation choices?
Russia will buy 50 new Boeing (BA) 737 Next Generation airliners in a deal worth $3.7 billion.
Russian Technologies, a state-owned company that manages the government%u2019s stakes in 12 regional airlines, will buy the aircraft, The Associated Press said. The deal also gives Russian Technologies an option for another 35 jetliners.