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IndiGo likely to get more time to replace engines in A320 neos
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Yet another Pratt engine goes bust on IndiGo A320 neo
This engine adds to the long list of over 110 Pratt and Whitney engines that IndiGo needs to change on close to the 100 A 320/21 new engine option (Neo) aircraft it has in its fleet by January 31, 2020. Given the high rate of snags on a particular series of Pratt's engines for the Neo and as many as 13 inflight shutdowns IndiGo has faced in a year.
Without buyer, Air India might be forced to shut down in six months: Airline official
The airline has debt of Rs 60,000 cr and the govt is still working on the modalities for the disinvestment.
IndiGo woes rise as India steps up scrutiny of Airbus engines
An examination of engines manufactured by P&W has identified more engines at risk of shutting down in midair.
DGCA to inspect PW engines, which have been used for more than 3000 hours, of GoAir's A320neo planes
A senior DGCA official said, "We will be inspecting GoAir planes that have PW engines, which have been used for more than 3,000 hours. Post inspection, we will decide on what action has to be taken in this matter."
Engine shut down, AI flight makes emergency landing at Raipur
The aircraft landed safely and all the people on board are unharmed, the director of Biju Patnaik International Airport confirmed.
Vistara to deploy new A320neo planes with enhanced features on its India-Singapore route from Nov 24
Vistara has been operating daily flights on the Delhi-Singapore and the Mumbai-Singapore routes since August 6 and August 7 respectively, using Boeing 737-800NG planes that were leased post the shutdown of Jet Airways in April this year. These planes can carry extra fuel and can fly one hour extra as compared to old A320neo planes.
Air India's Boeing plane carries Ik Onkar symbol to celebrate Guru Nanak's birth anniversary
Air India will fly its aircraft thrice a week on the Mumbai-Amritsar-Stansted route to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The flight will operate on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
Delay in aircraft deliveries, non-availability of engines led to disruption in network: GoAir
"GoAir has placed order of 144 Airbus A320Neo aircraft and experienced delivery delays during the month of November and December, adding to its operational challenge," the airline said in a clarification.
Air India becomes first airline to use Taxibot on A320 aircraft
Taxibot is a robot-used aircraft tractor for taxiing an aircraft from parking bay to runway and vice versa.
Vistara to order 26 CFM engines worth $2.4 billion
Along with the engine order, the airline has also signed a long-term rate per flight hour agreement for maintenance of the 120 Leap-1A engines which will power its 60 Airbus planes in service or on order.
SpiceJet may gain from IndiGo’s move to cut capacity addition
Indi-Go's cut in its incremental capacity by 2-3 per cent reduces the industry's capacity which provides some scope for SpiceJet to show some aggression in adding more room.
For every new A320neo plane, ground an old one with unmodified PW engines: DGCA to IndiGo
The DGCA had told IndiGo to replace PW engines of 97 A320neo family aircraft "at all costs" by January 31.
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