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US approves Boeing inspection, rework plan to resume 787 deliveries
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US approves Boeing inspection, rework plan to resume 787 deliveries

The FAA approved Boeing's proposal that requires specific inspections to verify the condition of the airplane meets requirements and that all work has been completed, a move that should allow Boeing (BA) to resume deliveries in August after it halted them in May 2021, the sources said.On July 17, Boeing told reporters it was "very close" to restarting 787 deliveries.The FAA referred questions about the approval to Boeing. "We don't comment on ongoing certifications," the agency said.Boeing did not confirm the approval Friday but said it "will continue to work transparently with the FAA and our customers towards resuming 787 deliveries."Boeing has faced production issues with the 787 for more than two years. In September 2020, the FAA said it was "investigating manufacturing flaws" in some ...