Boeing says the latest glitch in the Dreamliner won't slow production and the company is still on track to boost output fourfold to 10 aircraft by the end of next year.
"We have identified the problem, we are going through inspection on the airplane and we have actually started some of the repairs, and frankly it is an issue that will be able to be repaired in days not weeks," Randy Tinseth, Vice President of Marketing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes told CNBC on Monday on the sidelines of the Singapore Airshow.
Tinseth said the problems had to do with shims on the back part of the fuselage. Shims are used to close tiny gaps in joints. He added that other work on the planes could go on, while the issue was being fixed.