DGCA directs AI to ground six Boeing Dreamliners: reports

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | January 17, 2013 09:41 IST

Reports saud that regulator's move could put Air India's turnaround plan in a soup as it was banking heavily on 787s for its return to profitability.

DGCA has directed Air India to ground all six B 787, known also as the Dreamliners, according to reports.

Reports saud that  regulator's move could put Air India's turnaround plan in a soup as it was banking heavily on 787s for its return to profitability.

Two 787s are due to arrive from Paris and Frankfurt to Delhi around 9 and they will then be grounded, DGCA was quoted as saying.

There were reports that the other four dreamliner aircraft used for domestic operations have already been grounded.