United to resume 787 flights after grounding over safety concerns

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by Jane King / Bloomberg Business Report

Bloomberg

Posted on May 20, 2013 at 7:22 AM

United Airlines is putting Boeing 787's back in the air for the first time since they were grounded on safety concerns four months ago. The airline is phasing the plane back in on short haul flights first, starting with Monday's flight from Houston to Chicago. Boeing never figured out what caused the Dreamliner's battery issues. Instead, it redesigned the battery and charger to prevent future problems.

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