Japan reportedly relaxed safety standards for Boeing 787

01/29/2013 | Reuters · Forbes · Avionics Intelligence

Pressured by airlines and some Boeing suppliers, Japan's government loosened safety standard and accelerated approval procedures to help Boeing get its 787 Dreamliner into commercial service, according to people involved in the process and records. However, there is no indication that the easing of safety standards led to the battery problems and other malfunctions that have grounded Dreamliners worldwide.

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