WARSAW, July 4 Polish airline LOT had
to cancel or postpone two Boeing Dreamliner flights
because of technical glitches with the aircraft, an airline
spokeswoman said on Thursday.
A flight from Warsaw to Chicago that was scheduled to fly on
Wednesday was cancelled because the aircraft had "problems with
the power supply," said LOT spokeswoman Barbara
Pijanowska-Kuras, without giving more details.
LOT, which is state-controlled, has four Dreamliner flights
a day, according to its schedule. Last year it became the first
European airline to add the Dreamliner to its fleet. The
Dreamliner has been beset with problems since its launch.
The spokeswoman would not say if the latest technical
problems were related to over-heating batteries which forced the
grounding of all Dreamliners for over three months. After Boeing
re-designed the battery system, regulators cleared the jets to
The LOT spokeswoman said another Dreamliner flight that was
scheduled to fly on Wednesday, from Warsaw to Toronto, had been
pushed back to Thursday.
"With the Toronto flight, there occurred a need to remove
some questions regarding the airplane's identification in the
air," she said.
She said passengers booked on Wednesday to fly to Toronto
and Chicago were being transferred to other flights.