NASA has invited 150 of its followers on the social networking website Twitter to a behind-the-scenes perspective from the press site at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour on Friday.
President Barack Obama and his family will attend the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour on Friday seated beside Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, the victim of an assassination attempt in January.
The fifth Boeing P-8A Poseidon made its first flight this week, the first Poseidon to fly since Boeing and the US Navy announced a new $1.6 billion contract for six of the heavily modified 737’s that are to replace the Navy’s fleet of aging Lockheed P-3 Orions.
A traveler at St Louis’s Lambert International Airport started filming when he saw a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 blown away from its jetway Friday night, capturing some tense moments as the terminal was evacuated.
A US Air Force jet carrying First Lady Michelle Obama was forced to abort its landing at Andrews Air Force Base when it came too close to a military cargo aircraft, according to a Washington Post report.
The consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies increased 10.68 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of the year compared to 2010, which represents a 32 percent increase over the same period in 2009.
The pilots’ respective unions and both airlines on Thursday signed a four-party process agreement that provides for seniority integration discussions prior to the close of Southwest’s buyout of AirTran.
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