United Continental Holdings Inc., the only U.S. carrier operating Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner, joined LOT Polish Airlines SA in continuing to fly the jets after two Japanese companies grounded their fleets.
Airline insurance claims for plane accidents will drop below $1 billion this year for the first time since 1991 as passenger fatalities and aircraft destroyed hit record lows, advisory firm Ascend estimates.
The pilot who safely crash landed a Boeing Co. 767 on its belly at Warsaw’s main airport rejected being labeled a hero as Poland’s national carrier said flights from the capital may resume later today.
The Sundance Resources Ltd. managers who died when their aircraft crashed into dense jungle in the Republic of Congo flew a Spanish-built turboprop “bush plane” used routinely on military and law-enforcement missions.
Microsoft Corp. , the world’s biggest software maker, infringed a patent on technology used to deter piracy, an appeals court ruled in a decision that may change how damages are calculated in future cases.
Airline pilots need better training on how to fly planes in an emergency with only limited aid from computers, investigators concluded after probing how cockpit confusion doomed Air France Flight 447 and killed 228 people.
Wreckage and bodies from the 2009 Air France crash were located at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, stoking optimism that investigators may be able to determine the cause of the disaster that killed 228 people.