Boeing CEO confident that 787 batteries fix will work

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Boeing Co has high confidence that the proposed fix for the lithium-ion batteries on its grounded 787 passenger jet will work, Chief Executive Jim McNerney said on Thursday.

The grounding has been a "frustrating experience," McNerney told a U.S. Chamber of Commerce aviation summit.

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(Reporting by Alwyn Scott; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)