Japan Airlines is to ask for compensation from Boeing for the grounding of the 787 Dreamliner.
Currently no 787s are flying as investigators in Japan and the United States look into problems with the plane’s batteries.
JAL – which operates seven Dreamliners – said the fact it cannot use the jets will trim more than 5.5 million euros off its earnings through to the end of the current financial year in March.
The carrier said robust demand on European, North American and Southeast Asian routes would help offset the impact of the 787’s grounding, and it increased its annual operating profit forecast by almost 13 percent.
“Rather than negotiations with Boeing, the important thing now is getting the 787 flying again safely as soon as we can,” said JAL’s president Yoshiharu Ueki. “However, when the situation has settled down we can and are preparing to begin those talks.”
Rival All Nippon Airways recently said it would seek compensation from Boeing.
The grounding follows a battery fire on a JAL 787 at Boston airport in the United States and an emergency landing by another plane on a domestic ANA flight after battery problems triggered a smoke alarm.
US officials have said they are making progress in their investigation into the battery fire at Boston.
- 1Russia-Turkey trade in question as Moscow to ‘reconsider’ ties with Ankara
- 2Spain’s solar energy firm Abengoa begins insolvency proceedings
- 3Nestlé praised for admitting slave labour used in Thai supply chain
- 4Barclays fined 103m euros for failing to run checks on rich clients
- 5OPEC ‘set to keep pumping oil’ despite global glut
- 1New 20 euro notes come into play on Wednesday
- 2Russia-Turkey trade in question as Moscow to ‘reconsider’ ties with Ankara
- 3Mass hotel and business cancellations in Paris post-attacks
- 4Telegram messaging app struggles to block ISIS sites
- 5Lyon cancels ‘Fête des Lumières’ lights festival over security fears
- 1Coordinated terror attacks leave dozens dead in Paris
- 2euronews live TV - News | euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
- 31000-year-old Bible found in Turkey
- 4Bomb and several shootings in central Paris – reports of fatalities and injuries
- 5International news | euronews, latest international news
- 6world Weather | euronews: world ten day weather forecast
- 7Police hunting Paris attacks mastermind battle with suspects in heart of Paris
- 8European Union News | euronews: latest breaking news and headlines about European Union
- 9latest sci-tech news : euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
- 10New temporary spiritual leader of Muslim Brotherhood appointed
- 11Humans consume more than planet can produce on ‘Earth Overshoot Day’
- 12Thousands in Bucharest blame corruption for Friday’s nightclub blaze
- 13‘Anonymous’ hackers’ group declares ‘war’ on ISIL
- 14‘Maxed-out:’ Jordan’s King Abdullah II’s frank warning over Syria crisis
- 15International breaking news | euronews online world breaking news in video
- 16Business news and finance news | euronews: international economic and finance news
- 17Special Reports : euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
- 18Iraq: deadly car bombs kill more than 60 in Baghdad
- 19Middle East - News | euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
- 20No Comment | euronews: international news images without commentary
Wires > Business
- 23:58 CET Murdoch: Tribune papers likely to be sold, LA Times split off
- 21:48 CET Brazil to sue BHP, Vale for $5 billion in damages for dam burst
- 20:41 CET Britons head online in hunt for Black Friday bargains
- 19:49 CET Nissan board to discuss French Renault power struggle – paper
- 19:43 CET Exclusive: Lazard works with Sanofi on $12.7 billion animal health…
- 19:40 CET Class action suit against Barclays alleges forex rigging losses
- 19:37 CET Exclusive: Gazprom’s Medvedev to meet EU antitrust chief next…
- 19:06 CET Carney continues to see strong UK domestic demand