Boeing liable to compensate Air India: Ajit Singh
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Boeing Co. (BA.N) is liable to compensate state-run Air India for the grounding of 787 Dreamliner passenger jets on safety issues, Indian aviation minister Ajit Singh told reporters on Friday.
The lightweight, mainly carbon-composite aircraft has been plagued by mishaps, raising concerns over its use of lithium-ion batteries and forcing many airlines across the globe to ground them.
Poland's state-controlled LOT Airlines earlier said it would seek compensation from Boeing for grounding its two planes.
(Reporting by Anurag Kotoky, editing by Prateek Chatterjee)
- Tweet this
- Share this
- Digg this
- Timeline: Case of Devyani Khobragade, Indian diplomat arrested in New York
- Millions of Target shoppers face new debit card limits
- U.S., Britain and Libya promise to pursue Lockerbie case
- U.S. aircraft hit by gunfire in South Sudan as conflict worsens
- Obama warns South Sudan after U.S. military aircraft attacked
India said on Saturday that it had transferred Devyani Khobragade, the diplomat at the centre of a row with the U.S., to its U.N. delegation, a move that it hopes will give her protection from prosecution for visa fraud and underpaying a maid. Article | Slideshow