April 26, 2013 / 12:15 PM / 5 years ago

JAL aims to begin Boeing 787 commercial flights in June

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Airlines Co Ltd (9201.T) aims to return Boeing Co’s (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner jets to commercial flights in June, the company said in a statement on Friday.

    Japanese authorities gave Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways (9202.T) the green light to fly the 787 jets earlier on Friday following U.S. approval, after the jet was grounded since mid-January due to lithium-ion battery problems.

    Reporting by Yoko Kubota, editing by William Hardy

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