Decision on Boeing 787 Dreamliner after Boeing report, says aviation regulator

Decision on Boeing 787 Dreamliner after Boeing report, says aviation regulator
New Delhi The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) will decide on whether or not to ground national carrier Air India's Boeing Co Dreamliner jets after the US company submits a report on the aircraft's safety, the regulator's head said on Wednesday.

Boeing is expected to submit a report on the Dreamliner by the end of Wednesday, Arun Mishra, Director General of Civil Aviation told reporters, after a series of incidents heightened safety concerns over the plane.

The regulator has formed a team to work with Boeing to judge the safety of the aircraft, Mishra added.

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Story First Published: January 16, 2013 14:53 IST

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