Buffalo crash, other incidents prompt aviation agency to expedite rule changes.
Other major airlines are also expected to report losses for the second quarter, as swine flu and the recession take its toll on air travel.
Many wonder how French investigators, who announced their findings Thursday, could arrive at that conclusion when so little evidence has been recovered.
With just four companies manufacturing large commercial planes, any accident draws scrutiny to a firm.
Black box data can provide key clues to how the crash happened, information that's vital for future airline safety and design.
Figuring out what caused the crash could shed light on the safety of composites – new materials replacing traditional metals in many aircraft.
Their cost-cutting in recent years could pay off. But longtime problems remain.
The airlines, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Bush administration are taking steps for smoother traveling.
They call for a special session of Congress, but many are skeptical the session will get off the ground.
Some critics say a proposed cap on New York flights would raise costs. Others say better traffic management is the key.