Air India Ltd. said it’s demanding compensation from Boeing Co. for delivering 787 Dreamliner aircraft that don’t meet promised fuel-efficiency targets because the planes are heavier than planned.
A U.S. agency that helps foreign companies buy American-made products is facing the biggest test in its 80-year history as House Republicans press to shut the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
Boeing Co., the world’s biggest plane-builder, says the Export-Import Bank that helped it sell $8.3 billion last year in airplanes overseas must live on.
An Air India Express Boeing Co. plane overshot the runway and burst into flames in southern India, killing 158 people in the nation’s first fatal crash of a passenger aircraft in a decade.
"There was no warning to passengers about any trouble and it appeared a smooth landing. Immediately on touching the ground the aircraft jerked."
- Air India on May 22, 2010