Boeing to present formal plan to fix 787s: WSJ
MADRID (MarketWatch) — Boeing Co. is expected to announce plans on Friday to fix problems with its jetliner batteries that have kept the Dreamliner grounded for nearly two months. Senior executives from the company are scheduled to meet with Federal Aviation Administration officials in Washington on Friday to discuss the 10-point plan, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the plans. Those plans will emphasize changes to the guts of the Dreamliner’s lithium-ion batteries, and a new protective fireproof container, those people said. The top brass at the FAA are also increasingly skeptical that a global team of investigators and safety experts can pinpoint the cause of the battery malfunction soon, meaning they’ll be more apt to find middle ground, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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