Last updated: 06:29 PM ET, Sun May 12 2013

Groups Cast Doubt on Dreamliner Fix, Request Two Hour Airport Limit

Features & Advice | U.S. Department of Transportation | Gretchen Kelly | May 12, 2013

While Boeing announced this week that it is now rolling 787 Dreamliners out of the factory at an increased production rate of seven per month to meet its more than 800 as-yet-unfilled orders of the aircraft, two passenger advocacy groups—FlyersRights.org and the Aviation Consumer Action Project have petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to confine the newly green-lighted aircraft to a two hour limit from the nearest airport for the safety of passengers and crew. 

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