EVERETT, Wash./NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Paine Field Airport, next door to Boeing Co’s widebody plant north of Seattle, is getting crowded as 10 new 787 Dreamliners flank the runway, sparkling with contrasting and colorful liveries, including Poland’s LOT, Britain’s Thomson Airways and China Southern Airlines.
It is a similar story several thousand miles away, outside the company’s North Charleston, South Carolina final assembly building, where space is taken up by four 787s destined for Air India.
Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner jet suffered a third mishap in as many days on Wednesday, heightening safety concerns after a string of setbacks for the new aircraft.
Japan’s All Nippon Airways said it was forced to cancel a 787 Dreamliner flight scheduled to from fly from Yamaguchi prefecture in western Japan to Tokyo due to brake problems.
OTTAWA — The federal government is poised to get the Canadian Pacific Railway (TSX:CP) back on track.
A government source tells The Canadian Press that legislation will be tabled Monday to end the strike by 3,300 locomotive engineers and other CP train workers.
A notice to allow the bill to be introduced was placed on the Commons order paper late Friday afternoon.
The Harper government has never been shy about using a legislative hammer to stop or prevent strikes that it feels could pose a threat to the economy.
International flights by state-run carrier Aerolineas Argentinas resumed Monday after a weekend disruption over a labor dispute, officials said.The government of President Cristina Kirchner resolved the airline's impasse with the technician's union by ordering the Air Force to take control of air operations.The move is not unprecedented, as the Air Force controlled air traffic operations up to 2007.Flights to destinations like Rome, Miami, and Auckland/Sydney that had been canceled Sunday were re-scheduled for Monday, an airline spokesperson told AFP.
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Qantas Airways returned to the air on Monday after grounding its entire global fleet over the weekend in a bold tactic to force the government to intervene in the nation's worst labor dispute in a decade.
Grainger has power transmission covered.
Sign up for the Executive Summary email briefing to get the news delivered straight to your inbox first thing in the morning.
Trains, planes, but not much in the way of automobiles, unless you count the city of Detroit’s bankruptcy woes among the things investors will be focused on this week.