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Air India Said to Seek $37 Million in Damages for 787 Grounding

Air India Ltd. will seek at least 2 billion rupees ($37 million) from Boeing Co. to compensate losses at the state-owned carrier following grounding of its 787 aircraft, a person familiar with the matter said.

The carrier will raise the claim with Boeing shortly, said the official, who declined to be identified citing rules. G. Prasada Rao, a spokesman at Mumbai-based Air India, didn’t immediately respond to two calls to his mobile phone. Boeing didn’t immediately respond to an e-mail seeking comment.