AIRBUS A320NEO FAMILY
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."
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'...
Pilots revving engines too hard led to IndiGo’s Airbus woes
DGCA told IndiGo that its practice of revving A320neo jets at full thrust could w...
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.
IndiGo, GoAir to replace 111 and 54 PW engines in 72 days: Government
On November 1, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had told the airlines to replace the PW engines under both wings of 97 A320neo aircraft "at all costs" by January 31 or they would be grounded. The aviation regulator had also said "desperate measures" were required to "put things in order".
IndiGo places Airbus A320neo family order for 300 aircraft
Budget carrier IndiGo announced on Tuesday it has placed a firm order for 300 A320neo family aircraft, comprising A320neos, A321neos and A32...
False fire alarm forces IndiGo pilots to declare emergency mid-air, land back at Chennai airport
Just 15 minutes after the departure, the pilots observed a fire alarm and immediately relayed the emergency code 7700 to all Air Traffic Controls, said a source privy to the development. The fire alarm was later found to be because of faulty smoke detectors in cargo compartment. The plane had more than 160 passengers.
4th PW incident in a week at IndiGo: Plane returns to Kolkata after mid-air engine stall
On three consecutive days from October 24 to 26, IndiGo had three in-flight PW engine shutdowns, compelling the aviation regulator DGCA to visit the airline's premises on Monday to review the maintenance and safety data.
IndiGo seeks employees support amid biggest quarterly loss
Hit by higher costs related to the operating lease liabilities, IndiGo reported a net loss of Rs 1,062 crore in the September quarter as against a net loss of Rs 651.5 crore in the corresponding period a year ago.
FSTC secures EASA Level D approval for A320 neo full flight simulator
FSTC currently operates from two locations in the country - Delhi and Hyderabad and have 2 B737 NG, 2 A320, 1 A320neo and 1 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 simulator.
IndiGo places $20 billion order for LEAP 1-A engines; shares climb 2%
To support its new LEAP-1A fleet, IndiGo also signed a long-term Service Agreement.
Vistara leases six aircraft from BOC Aviation to accelerate domestic expansion
At present, the full-service carrier connects 24 destinations, operates over 850 flights a week served by a fleet of 22 Airbus A320 aircraft.
DGCA orders safety audit of IndiGo aircraft
Check significant as airline operates A320neos fitted with P&W engines which are facing intermittent glitches
Jet Turbulence: IndiGo poaches over 100 pilots
Hiring Boeing pilots & training them would be less expensive for IndiGo than appointing expatriate pilots.
IndiGo continues to recruit expat and 'out-of-job' pilots
IndiGo is facing acute shortage of commanders amid aggressive expansion of its fleet.
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