• Kyodo


U.S. aviation authorities may soon lift the order grounding Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner, aviation sources said Thursday, paving the way for airlines around the world to resume flights using the advanced jet.

Although the root cause of a series of smoky battery-related incidents involving the jet has yet to be identified, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has apparently judged that Boeing’s remedy for the troubled lithium-ion batteries eliminated the risk of fire, the sources said.

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