WARSAW Jan 17 Poland's national airline LOT
will file compensation claims after most Boeing Co.'s
787 Dreamliner passenger jets have been grounded due to
battery-related problems, LOT's deputy chief said on Thursday.
"We are analysing our contract with Boeing from the
perspective of our possibilities of filing for compensation,"
Tomasz Balcerzak told a news conference.
"All elements and irregularies that generate cost mean that
we will file for compensation in due time."
Balcerzak added that Poland's state-controlled carrier will
continue its contract with Boeing, according to which it is to
expand its fleet by three more Dreamliners by the end of March,
but would condition deliveries on the removal of technical
Airlines scrambled on Thursday to rearrange flights as
Europe, Japan and India joined the United States in grounding
the ill-fated Dreamliners.