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Boeing Delays Maiden Flight of 787 Test Jet

Boeing (BA) is delaying the maiden flight of one of its test 787 Dreamliner jets. "Typical build and flight-test challenges" are holding back the sixth test jet%u2019s maiden flight, while workers are "finishing the structure and dealing with anything you have to deal with in getting a flight-test plane ready," Boeing spokeswoman Yvonne Leach told Bloomberg News .

Will Passengers Pay for WiFi in the Sky?

Airlines plan to nearly triple the number of planes with in-flight Internet access this year, but fewer than one in 50 passengers currently pay for the service. When will WiFi revenues start to take off?

Boeing Reinspecting Dreamliner Jets After Finding Stabilizer Flaw

Boeing Co. (BA) is reinspecting its 787 Dreamliner jets after uncovering flaws in horizontal stabilizers made by an Italian vendor. Boeing is checking on flight-test and production planes after the flaws were found in stabilizers made by Alenia Aeronautica, a unit of Italy%u2019s Finmeccanica SpA, Bloomberg News reported. The stabilizer is located on the tail of a plane and helps keep it steady in flight.

Rules for air travel with children

You are seated on a plane, watching the remaining passengers board when you notice them: arriving mother and child. The offspring come in all shapes...