Dreamliner glitches a concern: Boeing

Makers of the 787 Dreamliner aircraft, Boeing, today expressed concern over recurring glitches on the plane while at the same time insisting that it was a machine which had never caused issues with the safety of passengers.

“We are concerned (about the problems with Dreamliner). t’s a machine, we did our best to design it… but something happens.

“But it is a safe airplane, it has never caused issues with the safety of passengers,” Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice President (Sales, Asia—Pacific and India) of Boeing, told reporters.

When asked about the incident of a panel in the belly of a Dreamliner aircraft falling off at Bangalore airport, he said, “It never put the lives of passengers or the aircraft at risk as it was just an access panel and not the pressurised one (which could have proved dangerous).”

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