Airlines stand by Dreamliner after Japan groundings

Airlines in Asia and Europe say they are standing by their Dreamliner orders. 

They expressed confidence in Boeing's latest plane after it was grounded by Japan's two biggest carriers for safety checks. 

The precautionary move in Japan came after an All Nippon Airways Dreamliner on a domestic flight made an emergency landing due to a faulty battery and smoke. 

It is the latest in a string of safety scares for the next-generation 787. 

British Airways, which has 24 Dreamliners on order, reaffirmed that it is "committed to taking delivery of the aircraft". 

Scoot, a budget long-haul unit of Singapore Airlines, said there's no change to its order for 20 of the high-tech aircraft. 

Australia's Qantas said it is confident that any problems would be resolved before it takes delivery of 15 Dreamliner jets destined for its low-cost offshoot Jetstar in the second half of this year.