Dreamliner Fleet to Resume Flying 'Within Weeks,' Boeing Says

Boeing's grounded fleet of 787 Dreamliners will resume flying within weeks, company executives said today, after Boeing engineers developed layers of additional safety measures to eliminate the risk of fire from a faulty lithium ion battery system. Speaking to reporters in Tokyo, Chief Engineer Michael Sinnett fiercely defended the Dreamliner, calling it "among the safest airplanes" in Boeing's history. He said engineers had spent 200,000 hours analyzing what caused batteries on two of its...Full Story
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