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Norwegian Air cancels 97 Boeing planes, files legal claim for compensation

OSLO, June 29 (Reuters) - Norwegian Air has cancelled orders for 97 Boeing aircraft, including 92 of the 737 MAX and five 787 Dreamliners, the Oslo-based budget carrier said in a statement on Monday.

"Norwegian has in addition filed a legal claim seeking the return of pre-delivery payments related to the aircraft and compensation for the company's losses related to the grounding of the 737-MAX and engine issues on the 787," it said. (Reporting by Gwladys Fouche, editing by Terje Solsvik)