Boeing Co. Is working on a high capacity modification of its 737 narrow body model aimed at discount airlines seeking to pack in as many travelers as possible on short haul flights.The aircraft will seat as many as 200 in a single cabin and is based on the re engined 737 Max 8 set to debut in 2017, Ray Conner, chief executive officer of Boeing commercial airplane unit, said yesterday ahead of the Farnborough Air Show.Boeing and Airbus Group NV are vying to squeeze more people into single aisle jets as clients including Ryanair Holdings Plc, Europe No. 1 discount carrier, seek lower unit costs.
No. 2: You can watch the Chief’s last dance, or listen to “war chant,” anytime you’d like on the internet, thanks to YouTube. (Side note: Why are there so many sobbing white people in the audience at the Chief’s last dance? Regardless of your stance on the mascot issue, you have to admit that it looks pretty silly in retrospect.).
Home Entertainment, Rated TV 14, $139.99) A sobering drama on the TNT network from executive producer Steven Spielberg and creator Robert Rodat gave sci fi lovers a five season exploration (2011 to 2015) of the importance of family and survival amid an Earth shattering alien invasion.The story offered the war torn life of Boston history professor Tom Mason (Noah Wiley) trying to protect his sons from the violence and chaos. He does not succeed and becomes the leader of a ragtag rebellion (that includes his offspring) to take back his planet from some very hostile extraterrestrials looking to enslave and consume humanity.Available just in time for holiday gift giving, a new Blu ray set packs all 52 episodes of Skies on 10 Blu ray discs with a selection of extras, a code to digitally download the entire series and a few goodies for the hard core fan.Specifically, owners get a commemorative coin minted by the New United States of America and a metallic lapel pin of an alien hand. Extras include nine optional commentary tracks, a couple of hours worth of convention panels; and Will Wheaton ( Trek: The Next Generation gushing about some of the later shows (Season 3 and 4) with cast and crew in Dead segments.Star Trek 50th Anniversary TV and Movie Collection (Paramount Home Entertainment, Rated PG, $208.99) The ultimate gift for serious Trekkies in the family arrives via a collectible boxed set containing the entire adventures of the original crew of the Starship Enterprise NCC 1701 and NCC 1701 A.That translates into a massive multimedia journey to appreciate legends such as Capt.