Posts Tagged ‘Boeing 757’

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 Flight Tests Focus on Aerodynamic Efficiency

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757

Boeing has begun several months of flights with its ecoDemonstrator 757 to evaluate new technologies to improve commercial aviation’s efficiency, reduce noise and carbon emissions. Boeing is collaborating with TUI Group and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on ecoDemonstrator 757 tests. The 757 flight tests continue the ecoDemonstrator Program’s multi-year effort to accelerate…

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Airbus Vies With Boeing to Fill Niche Once Held by 757 Jetliner

American Airlines Boeing 757

A Boeing Co. jetliner that went out of production almost a decade ago is emerging as a competitive focal point in the U.S. planemaker’s fight for dominance with Airbus Group NV. The Boeing 757, the longest narrow-body ever, triggered dueling views in front of an aerospace-industry audience on Monday over which manufacturer could best replace…

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Finnair Pilots Reprimanded for Incident in Tenerife

A freshly-published report by Spanish air traffic control officials investigated a near-collision at Tenerife airport in 2011. The case involved a Finnair Boeing 757 and a similar craft operated by Thomas Cook Airlines, each carrying more than 200 passengers. Spanish air traffic control officials have reprimanded Finnair pilots for being too slow to take evasive action…

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United Adds Service from New York to Anchorage, Traverse City

United Airlines will launch summer-season service from its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport to Anchorage, Alaska, and Traverse City, Mich. The new flights will offer the only nonstop service between the New York area and Anchorage, and the only nonstop service between Newark Liberty and Traverse City. United will operate the Anchorage service…

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American Airlines 757 Jet Aborts Takeoff Due to Flight Attendant Injury at O’Hare

An American Airlines 757 jet aborted its takeoff at Chicago O’Hare Airport on Tuesday due to a flight attendant injury according to the FAA. American Flight 54, headed for Manchester (UK), was accelerating on the runway when the takeoff was rejected. The FAA gave no other details regarding the attendant’s injury or his/her condition.

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