India "concerned" about Boeing Dreamliner glitches

NEW DELHI Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:24am IST

A man works near a Japan Airlines' Boeing Co's 787 plane at New Tokyo international airport in Narita, east of Tokyo Janauary 9, 2013. REUTERS/Shohei Miyano/Files

A man works near a Japan Airlines' Boeing Co's 787 plane at New Tokyo international airport in Narita, east of Tokyo Janauary 9, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Shohei Miyano/Files

Related Topics

Stocks

   

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is "concerned" about the recent glitches in Boeing Co's (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner jets and is awaiting a safety report by the National Transportation Safety Board, a senior government official said on Friday.

The Dreamliner jet had three technical mishaps in as many days this month, including an electrical fire that caused severe damage to a plane. U.S. transportation authorities are launching a review of the Dreamliner, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

State-controlled Air India has ordered 27 Dreamliners.

(Reporting by Anurag Kotoky; Editing by Ryan Woo)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

India Economy

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Reliance Projects

Reliance Projects

Exclusive: Reliance plans $13 billion projects including new refinery.  Full Article 

Chopper Deal

Chopper Deal

India nears $2.5 billion deal for Boeing military helicopters.  Full Article 

Coal Scam

Coal Scam

CBI drops coal scam case against Kumar Mangalam Birla.  Full Article 

Low Stocks

Low Stocks

Indian power station coal stocks lowest since 2012 blackouts.  Full Article 

Markets This Month

Markets This Month

Tata Motors, M&M top Sensex gainers  Full Article 

Google Drones

Google Drones

Google is testing unmanned drones to deliver anything from dog food to medicine.  Video 

#RiceBucketChallenge

#RiceBucketChallenge

In India, rice replaces ice in bucket challenge.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage