DGCA orders IndiGo to modify 16 A320neo engines within 15 days; part of new safety protocol after temporary grounding orders last year
IndiGo’s planes fitted with Pratt & Whitney 1100 series engines have clocked more than 2,900 hours must have at least one modified engine
Jet Airways crisis benefits IndiGo, SpiceJet and Vistara; intensifies three-way battle between airlines
Jet Airways carried 17.06 lakh passengers in January 2019. In March 2019, which was the last full month of operations, they only carried 6.71 lakh passengers
IndiGo, and GoAir, which fly the A320neos in the country, were forced to ground the aircraft on several occasions due to issues related to the engines
IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Kolkata after smoke engulfs aircraft mid-air; govt agency launches probe
A Jaipur-Kolkata IndiGo flight with 136 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Kolkata after smoke engulfed the plane mid-air, prompting the government to order a probe, an official said Tuesday.
Budget carrier GoAir to start international operations from 11 October; to induct 13 more A320 Neo planes this year
GoAir's inaugural flights will operate to Phuket from New Delhi and Mumbai.
Unhappy about frequent issues with Pratt & Whitney engines: IndiGo co-founder and interim CEO Rahul Bhatia
Rahul Bhatia said that in the interim, IndiGo continues to rely on spare engines to keep the aircraft flying
Since the induction of A320 neo planes powered by Pratt & Whitney engines in March 2016, IndiGo has intermittently been facing engine issues and has grounded some of these aircraft on earlier occasions also
India's domestic air passenger traffic is on the rise, but carriers reporting technical snags raises questions over safety
While India's air passenger traffic rose to 1.07 crore in February 2018 airlines have reported an exceptional jump in technical glitches in past few days
IndiGo's woes continue with five of its aircraft facing glitches in last 24 hours, one more jet grounded
Budget carrier IndiGo's woes have further compounded with as many as five of its aircraft facing glitches in the last 24 hours
Full list of flights Indigo, GoAir cancelled after DGCA put breaks on A320neo planes for safety concerns
Giving out details about the total flight that IndiGO cancelled the report revealed the airline nixed 17 flights out of Delhi airport and 3 flights out of Mumbai airport.
Citing safety of aircraft operations, the DGCA said, A320 neos fitted with PW1100 engines beyond ESN 450 have been grounded with immediate effect