GoAir cancels 19 flights across destinations
The Mumbai-based airline had cancelled 21 flights on Monday, owning to non-availability of some of the aircraft and inadequate operating crew. The company had, however, attributed the non-operations of these flights to protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), hostile weather and the duty norms for the cockpit crew, among others.
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...
Turbo Aviation to launch new airline by mid-2020, gets 100-million pounds funding from UK group
Set up in 2003 by V Umesh Turbo Aviation curr...
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 firm order for 300 A320neo family aircraft
"This order is an important milestone. India is expected to continue with its strong aviation growth and we are well on our way to serve more customers and deliver on our promise of providing low fares, among others," said IndiGo.
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.
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...
DGCA asks Indigo to replace A320 Neo plane PW engines used for more than 3,000 Hours
NEW DELHI: The country's civil aviation regulator, DGCA, on Monday asked IndiGo not to use such A320 Neo planes which are fitted with PW eng...
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.
Replace A320 Neo plane PW engines that have been used for more than 3000 hours: DGCA to IndiGo
A Directorate General of Civil Aviation official said there are 16 aircraft in IndiGo's fleet in which both the Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines have been used for more than 2,900 hours.
IndiGo Coimbatore flight returns to city due to engine failure
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation is probing the incident, adding damage to the LPT blades prima facie caused the engine to stop functioning.
SpiceJet plans to operate wide-body planes next year
An industry source said that SpiceJet might bid for Air India's wide-body operations in case the government puts up domestic and international operations for sale separately. Currently, SpiceJet operates only Boeing and Bombardier planes.
A320 Neo operators comply with weight balance directives: DGCA
At present Indigo, Goair, Air India and Vistara operate the Neo-engine powered A320 planes.
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