Air India has sought compensation from Boeing for 787s ordered that do not meet the 20% fuel efficiency claims previously advertised, stating that they were in fact just above 17% at best. “We have already sent a demand notice to Boeing seeking compensation for under-delivery of fuel efficiency as our six 787s on an average gave us only a little over 17% on the fuel efficiency front,” reports one source. Air India is looking for price reductions on the remaining 21 787s to be delivered by 2016 year end. This is seen by many as being an announcement to compound

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