TOKYO (Reuters) - Aviation regulators will allow Boeing
ANA Holdings <9202.T>, which has 20 Dreamliners, and Japan Airlines Co <9201.T>, which has eight, need fly only with their portable emergency transmitters, said the sources, who had knowledge of the rule change.
Britain's Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) said the locator beacon made by Honeywell International Inc
ANA, the world's biggest operator of Boeing's carbon composite plane, will over the next two weeks remove all the emergency beacons from its 787s to inspect them and their batteries for any defects or damage, a company spokesman said.
The transmitters will be put back after the checks are complete, he added.
(Reporting by Tim Kelly; Editing by David Cowell)