News bites: 777 to the rescue

Your morning transportation speed-read:

A Japanese airline is considering resuming flights that had been taken on the Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" using 777 airplanes.

Southwest Airlines is introducing a $40 early boarding fee for its passengers. 

Toyota's Prius hybrid automobile is the top-selling car in the state of California.

Car owners are expressing dissatisfaction with onboard GPS navigational systems, opting instead to use their phones.