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India 47 IndiGo flights cancelled after DCGA grounds 11 Airbus 320 neos

09:11  13 march  2018
09:11  13 march  2018 Source:   indiatoday.in

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Budget carrier IndiGo has cancelled as many as 47 flights today after the country’s aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Pratt and Whitney issues: DGCA orders grounding of 11 IndiGo , 3 GoAir aircraft. IndiGo will have to ground 11 Airbus A- 320 neo while GoAir will have to

Budget carrier IndiGo has cancelled as many as 47 flights today after the country's aviation regulator DGCA grounded its eight A 320 Neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines, along with three suc. Engine woes: Aviation watchdog grounds 11 Airbus planes of IndiGo , GoAir.

IndiGo airlines cancelled 47 flights today after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation grounded 11 Airbus 320 neo planes.

Yesterday morning, a Lucknow-bound IndiGo flight from Ahmedabad had to make an emergency landing due to a mid-air engine failure. The Airbus A320 Neo plane carrying 186 passengers landed safely at the Ahmedabad Airport.

WATCH: IndiGo plane emergency landing after engine failure

(Provided by The Times of India)

After observing that there have been 69 Neo engine failures as of September 15, and that the number of cases crossed 100, the DCGA grounded nine IndiGo and three GoAir planes with Airbus 320 engine yesterday.

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Budget carrier IndiGo has cancelled as many as 47 flights today after the country's aviation regulator DGCA grounded its eight A 320 Neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines, along with three such aircraft of GoAir.

DGCA grounds 11 GoAir, IndiGo aircraft from Airbus with faulty engines. Budget carrier IndiGo cancelled as many as 47 flights on Tuesday after the country’s aviation regulator DGCA grounded its eight A 320 Neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines, along with three such aircraft of GoAir.

It is after this move that resulted in IndiGo cancelling 47 flights today.

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Due to the cancellation of flights, Delhi-Mumbai flight prices have gone up. A direct flight today would costing Rs 15,000.

IndiGo has 32 Pratt and Whitney engine planes out of which nine of them were grounded, and GoAir has 13 Neo engine planes out of which three were grounded by the DCGA yesterday.

IndiGo released a statement yesterday on the DGCA's decision saying, "We are in receipt of the communication from the DGCA and we shall promptly comply with the directions of the DGCA. Upon implementation of the directive, IndiGo shall have a total of nine A320neo aircraft on ground. The affected passengers would be accommodated on other flights on our network. Safety is our top priority."

DGCA grounds 8 IndiGo, 3 GoAir planes after flight engine fails mid-air

  DGCA grounds 8 IndiGo, 3 GoAir planes after flight engine fails mid-air DGCA grounds 8 IndiGo, 3 GoAir planes after flight engine fails mid-airThe grounded planes all have Neo engines.

Monday’s incident of an IndiGo flight which suffered an in- flight shutdown after take-off is the most recent one; the flight “In view of the above (incidents) and keeping in the safety of aircraft operations, A 320 Neos fitted with PW1100 engines beyond ESN 450 have been grounded with immediate effect.

Budget carrier IndiGo has cancelled as many as 47 flights today after the country's aviation regulator DGCA grounded its eight A 320 Neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines, along with three such aircraft of GoAir. IndiGo has cancelled 47 flights across its domestic network on March 13.

On March 1, a Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight had to return to Mumbai owing to engine failure. The IndiGo flight 6E-395 en route Mumbai-Kolkata returned over a technical glitch (oil chip in one engine).

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