5G rollout: Air India awaits technical guidance for Boeing 777 aircraft

On Wednesday, the airline cancelled its US flights on 5G concerns

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
Air India is awaiting guidance from Boeing on operating instructions for its Boeing 777 aircraft following rollout of 5G services in the US, an aviation source said.

On Wednesday, the airline cancelled all its US flights except to Washington following an advisory from Boeing. Till 10 pm on Wednesday, it did not make further announcements regarding Thursday flights.

Telecom service providers AT&T and Verizon have now announced a pause in 5G roll-out around key airports following an urgent plea by airlines.

However the announcement by telecom companies isn't enough. Federal Aviation Administration and aircraft manufacturers like Airbus or Boeing would

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First Published: Jan 19 2022 | 11:51 PM IST

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