Faa Clears Boeing Battery Fix, Ending 787 Flight Ban

787 Dreamliner Battery - Reuters

(Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration gave formal approval on Thursday for a new lithium-ion battery system for Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner, ending a three-month ban and clearing airlines to fly the plane with passengers again.

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