DGCA gounding 11 planes has 100s of IndiGo,GoAir pax stranded
DGCA gounding 11 planes has 100s of IndiGo,GoAir pax stranded
India grounds all Airbus A320Neo jets with faulty Pratt engine
13 March, 2018, 10:50
"Keeping in view the safety of aircraft operations, Airbus 320neos fitted with PW1100 engines beyond ESN 450 have been grounded with immediate effect", the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation said.
A senior DGCA official said 8 aircraft of IndiGo would be grounded.
A successor of the A320 family, the Airbus A320 neo is passenger aircraft that comprises four narrow-bodied aircraft variants: A318neo, A319neo, A320neo and A321neo.
The stock of InterGlobe Aviation was seen under pressure on Tuesday following news that the airline regulatory has asked the company to ground its A320neo fleet of aircraft.
Few from the A-320 Neos in IndiGo and GoAir have these engines, but the others that have been equipped with a different engine from the series can continue to fly because no faults have been discovered in them yet. The aircraft "experienced [a] technical glitch with its Number 2 engine", says the carrier.
IndiGo Airlines also said that they have been making necessary arrangements so that passengers are not inconvenienced due to the changes.
The DGCA's order today came after in-flight shutdown was reported on three aircraft that were being operated with one affected engine.
As per practice, the defective engines were replaced with other engines overnight.
It was forced to return to Ahmedabad airport, in western India, the airline, which is owned by InterGlobe Aviation, said in a separate statement. As recently as February, the DGCA had ordered IndiGo to not fly three of its jets.
"We must give the highest priority to safety".
After the DGCA order and cancellation of the scores of IndiGo flights, hundreds of passengers were left stranded at airports across the country. As many as seven departures were delayed.
"All affected passengers have been given the option to either choose another flight at no additional cost or cancel their booking and get a full refund without any cancellation charges".
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