The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano on April 23. Iceland's volcanic eruption was spewing far less ash on Thursday and the plume of smoke was low, but a change of wind direction meant Iceland's airports were now set to close for the first time.
Five alleged New York mobsters were indicted Thursday on a range of charges, including one accused of taking part in the 1978 theft of cash and valuables worth $6 million from JFK airport.
Some 70 multinational firms have opened, employing 20,000 skilled workers – Poles and foreigners alike – in Krakow, which some call a small Silicon Valley of Central Europe.
US airlines, profitable again after a disastrous decade, are spending almost $2 billion to upgrade amenities for their highest-paying customers. "There is a war going on for the profitable passenger," says one analyst.
Southwest Airlines fuselage failure wasn't expected to happen so soon, Boeing says. Of 80 planes ordered for inspection in US by FAA, all but two belong to Southwest Airlines.
Boeing 747-8: Boeing preps to launch its newest 747 plane. The Boeing 747-8 took its maiden flight with thousands in attendance cheering on the largest passenger 747 yet.