LOT Polish Airlines chief executive, Sebastian Mikosz, has voiced his dissatisfaction with Boeing on the way it has handled the disruption caused by the grounding of the 787. LOT was forced to suspend all 787 flights in January after incidents with the lithium-ion batteries caused the US Federal Aviation Administration to ground the aircraft type. Although Boeing has received FAA approval for its new battery solution and the aircraft could be cleared for service within weeks, LOT has suffered from the grounding. LOT was forced to lease extra aircraft to cope with demand – its entire long-haul fleet is
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