NEW DELHI 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)
Trending On Reuters
Reliance Industries Ltd plans to invest about 2.5 trillion rupees ($39.3 billion) in digital initiatives, Chairman Mukesh Amabani said on Wednesday. Full Article
India to provide roadmap for ending corporate tax exemptions in 45 days - official Full Article
China June factory, services surveys fuel hopes economy leveling out, no quick rebound seen Full Article