FAA Posts New Rule for 787 Batteries, Estimates Fix Cost

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U.S. regulators on Thursday published a new rule that governs the lithium-ion batteries on Boeing Co's 787 passenger jet, more than three months after battery problems grounded the plane worldwide.

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The Federal Aviation Administration estimated the cost of battery repairs for six planes owned by United Continental Holdings Inc's United Airlines at $2.8 million. 

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