Stocks fell on Wall Street Thursday after the tech giant Apple warned of weaker sales. Airline stocks were mostly higher, despite rising fuel costs.
On Tuesday, an Japan Airlines Boston to Tokyo flight was delayed after a fuel leak was discovered on the new Boeing 787. On Monday, a fire broke out aboard another JAL Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
The flight's 173 passengers and 11 crew members had already gotten off the jet when a mechanic spotted light smoke in the cockpit and cabin and notified Massport.
The first major snowstorm of the season shuttered schools in Missouri, and cut power to 30,000 people in Iowa. Chicago, Milwaukee, and Michigan are expecting as much as a foot of snow Thursday.
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The crash hastened the end for the already-faltering supersonic Concorde, synonymous with high-tech luxury but a commercial failure.
Don't hold your breath. Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner has a lot of cool features, say passengers who flew United's first commercial Dreamliner flight. But analysts say US airlines that buy it won't opt for all the amenities.
United CEO Jeff Smisek was on Sunday's flight from Houston to Chicago and called the 787 the 'world's leading airplane.'
More flight cancellations are expected as airlines scrap flights on Tuesday and maybe Wednesday. Hurricane Sandy has also brought some Amtrak service and public transit to a halt.
Hurricane Sandy's high winds has forced the cancellation of some 7,500 flights on Sunday and Monday in East Coast cities. Hurricane Sandy is now 300 miles from land but 1,000 miles across.