LAN Airlines will resume Boeing 787 service in the next few days, after completing a nearly two-hour test flight of the modified lithium-ion battery system for the widebody’s auxiliary power unit. The airline has not given a date for resumption of 787 service, saying only that flights will commence “in the coming days.” LAN says it has worked with 30 Boeing technicians to make the needed modifications to the battery system on the three 787-8s in its fleet. “It is important to ...


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