Air India grounded all the six Boeing 787 Dreamliners following an immediate effect of a global directive by U.S. federal agency, Federal Aviation Administration.
U.S. regulator its airlines to suspend the services of its Dreamliners, including all 50 the Boeing 787 Dreamliner plans, due to safety hazard.
The FAA directive was immediately came after investigation of an in-flight Japanese battery incident followed an earlier 787 battery incident occurred in Japan on Wednesday, reports said.
Instructing immediate suspension of operation, US regulator said, “When the FAA issues an airworthiness directive, it also alerts the international aviation community to the action so other civil aviation authorities can take parallel action to cover the fleets operating in their own countries.”
Following FAA global suspension of the entire Dreamliner fleet, Air India officials announced suspension of its all 6 planes.
Paris and Frankurt flights which were operated by the Dreamliner will now be serviced by Boeing 777.