Florida Airport changes name after years of fighting

Airport changes name after years of fighting over ‘Orlando’. After years of fighting and litigation over who can include “Orlando” in the name of their central Florida airport, Orlando International Airport officials and Orlando Melbourne International Airport officials have tentatively agreed that Orlando Melbourne International Airport will change its name to Melbourne Orlando International Airport.…

Boeing halting 787 Dreamliner deliveries as FAA is waiting for data before determining if inspection meets safety regulations

The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that Boeing had temporarily halted deliveries of 787 Dreamliners as the agency waits for more data to determine if the planemaker’s planned inspection method meets federal requirements. “Boeing still needs to show that its proposed inspection method would meet FAA’s federal safety regulations. The FAA is waiting for additional…

Qantas bans Australian Senator for 6 months

  Australian Senator Jaquie Lambie has been banned from Qantas flights and lounges for 6 months. The ban comes after the Independent Senator from Tasmania ranted at Qantas staff in Melbourne 25 March. Nine Newspapers reported today that Senator Lambie went on a rant after being denied access to the Qantas Chairman’s Lounge in Melbourne.…