Saturday, August 17, 2013

Air India's latest Dreamliner develops serious snag

Mumbai: The problems with Boeing Dreamliner continue as the eighth aircraft which was to be delivered earlier this month to Air India has developed some serious snag in its electrical circuit. Its back up system too was not functioning, sources said.
According to the sources, the snag was noticed when Air India officials had gone to take the aircraft’s delivery. Consequently, the delivery was stopped. This could hamper Air India’s plans to put the aircraft on new route, which it has planned keeping Dreamliner in mind.
Air India spokesperson GP Rao did not respond to the call or text message sent by dna.
Till date Air India has received seven plane out of the 27 ordered. The national carrier hopes to revive its fortune on the strength of Boeing Dreamliner 787, which are touted to be the most advanced civilian aircraft at present.
17/08/13 Shahkar Abidi/Daily News & Analysis