JAL aims to begin Boeing 787 commercial flights in June

Reuters

Japan Airlines Co Ltd <9201.T> aims to return Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jets to commercial flights in June, the company said in a statement on Friday.

Japanese authorities gave Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways <9202.T> the green light to fly the 787 jets earlier on Friday following U.S. approval, after the jet was grounded since mid-January due to lithium-ion battery problems.

Continue Reading Below

(Reporting by Yoko Kubota, editing by William Hardy)