Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta has indicated it will be a while before Boeing's...

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta has indicated it will be a while before Boeing's (BA) 787 can return to the air, saying that although the company's proposed modifications to the plane's lithium-ion batteries are comprehensive, they'll require extensive testing and analysis. Earlier today, Boeing presented its plan to Japanese regulators, saying it's a permanent rather than an interim solution.