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Boeing to pay LOT 30 million USD for Dreamliner losses

PR dla Zagranicy
Peter Gentle 02.01.2014 08:17
LOT airlines is to receive around 30 million USD from Boeing for losses the national carrier suffered when two of its Dreamliner aircraft were grounded last year.
Foto: PAP/Jacek Turczyk

The Puls Biznesu finance daily reports that 60 million of the 90 million zloty (30 million USD) compensation is already being paid off in cash following LOT and Boeing coming to agreement in December.

"The first two tranches have already been transferred," an unnamed source told the daily.

LOT, which received 400 million zloty in state aid last year ahead of restructuring and privatization, has estimated that it lost 100 million zloty due to the grounding of the two 787 Dreamliners after safety concerns. (pg)

tags: Dreamliner, LOT
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