Sunday, October 14, 2018

IndiGo grounds A320 Neo aircrafts due to non-availability of spare engines

Budget carrier IndiGo, which has been grappling with Pratt and Whitney engine issue, on Thursday said some of its have been grounded "proactively" due to "non-availability" of spare engines from the manufacturer.

The airline's response came to a query on reports that as many as nine of its were grounded as on August 20 because of the engine issue.

The fresh bout of trouble has forced IndiGo to ground aircraft periodically since July, and on August 20, the number of grounded aircraft touched nine, sources claimed.

"IndiGo confirms that a few A320 Neo aircraft have been grounded proactively due to non-availability of spare engines from Pratt and Whitney.
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