Some airline executives say recent increases in fares are not enough to counteract soaring fuel prices. Major Airlines are expected to report first-quarter results this week. The Air Transport Association believes crude prices will average $70 a barrel this summer.
NASA plans to mount an impactor mission to the Moon's south pole early in 2009 to search for a water supply.
Resources on the moon could influence future NASA exploration on the moon and Mars, scientists say.
A whistle-blower lawsuit exposes flaws in the way regulators have investigated questionable parts at Boeing's aircraft manufacturing plant, the Washington Post reports. Boeing says there are no safety issues and believes the suit is without merit.
The air-traffic controllers union is trying to keep the FAA from informing the public about the contract terms it is seeking, the Wall Street Journal editorial board writes. Meanwhile, the air-traffic control system needs expensive upgrades. The FAA has the obligation to inform taxpayers about how funds are spent, the board writes.