SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT – WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18 FAA ACTION ON BOEING 787.

U.S. FAA announced a “comprehensive review” of the 787′s critical systems, and announced that it will issue an emergency airworthiness directive to address “a potential battery fire risk” in the 787.

U.S. FAA announced that it will “require operators to temporarily cease operations” of the 787 pending issuance of the emergency airworthiness directive.

See U.S. FAA press release here