India’s Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh says Air India has held some “initial talks” with Boeing about compensation for the 787 grounding, noting that “currently, details are being worked out.” All six 787s delivered to Air India were grounded Jan. 17 after fires destroyed two lithium-ion batteries used to power the aircraft’s auxiliary power units. The FAA late last month approved the new battery-system design. The grounding entitles Air India to some compensation, says the ...

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