Air India Chairman and MD Vasudevan Thulasidas said Friday that "Boeing is willing to give us the compensation" it is seeking for delayed 787 deliveries, the first concrete indication that the manufacturer will have to make penalty payments. Thulasidas told reporters that he has been in talks with Boeing regarding the amount of compensation but did not disclose a figure. The airline has 27 Dreamliners on firm order (ATWOnline, April 27, 2005), the first of which originally was supposed to be ...

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