ANA to seek damages from Boeing for 787 woes
TOKYO (AP) â¿¿ Japan's All Nippon Airways is prepared to recoup from Boeing whatever damages it suffers from flight cancellations and other costs caused by the worldwide grounding of 787 jets, a senior executive said Thursday.
All Nippon Airways Co.'s chief financial officer said the airline was focused on investigating the cause of the 787 battery problems, and it was not yet in damage negotiations with Boeing Co. He also said efforts were focused on minimizing flight disruptions and revenue losses by using other aircraft.
ANA, the biggest customer for the Dreamliner with 17 of the jets in its fleet, canceled 459 domestic and international flights this month, resulting in about 1.4 billion yen ($15.4 million) in lost revenue. It is unclear when the aircraft will be cleared by regulators to fly again.
By The Associated Press(equals)
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