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Govt rules out discontinuation of Boeing Dreamliner delivery

Govt said it was regularly reviewing operational issues concerning the new aircraft with Air India

Ruling out discontinuation of further deliveries of Boeing-787 Dreamliners, the government today said it was regularly reviewing operational issues concerning the new aircraft with Air India after one of these planes developed technical trouble. "Since the induction of this aircraft is crucial for effective implementation of Air India's Turnaround Plan and Financial Restructuring Plan, the acquisition would continue as planned and technical issues would be resolved," Minister of State for Civil Aviation K C Venugopal said in reply to a question in Lok Sabha. He said Air India has ...