GoAir

Go First: India’s first ultra-low-cost airline?

Go Air changed its name, aircraft livery and now bets on a new business strategy under which it would become India’s first ultra-low-cost airline....


Indian authority probes GoAir for taking passengers on cargo-only flight

Indian aviation authority investigates a GoAir flight which allegedly had to be cargo-only but carried 160 passengers instead.  ...


GoAir Airbus A320neo rejects takeoff after engine catches fire

A GoAir Airbus A320neo had to abort takeoff at Ahmedabad airport, India, after its right engine caught fire. The malfunction is suspected to be due to a foreign object, possibly a bird strike....


GoAir A320 rolls off runway, takes off again from grass patch

It was a close call for the 180 passengers on board a GoAir flight G8811. An Airbus A320 jet operated by the Indian low-cost carrier rolled off the runway during landing at Bengaluru Airport, India. The aircraft then took off again from the grass patch for a second landing attempt before being diverted to another airport. It is the latest in a series of recent incidents of runway excursions suffered by Indian carriers....


India’s authorities concerned over Pratt & Whitney engine safety

Indian aviation authorities are not convinced Pratt & Whitney 1100 series engines are safe enough. Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a notice ordering the country’s two airlines - GoAir and IndiGo - to implement additional engine safety measures, as well as prohibiting them from operating Airbus A320neo aircraft that uses the engines on a certain route....


GoAir still crippled by engine glitches, despite hopeful CEO

A new A320 neo engine shutdown mid-air incident is threatening GoAir’ CEO Cornelis Vrieswijk’ hopes to see all aircraft back in the air soon....


IndiGo, GoAir grounded A320neos take back the skies

The 14 grounded A320neos of both Indian companies GoAir and IndiGo are operating again, according to Times of India. Pratt & Whitney has replaced the faulty engines....


IndiGo and GoAir cancel more flights for A320neo engine problems

The two Indian low cost carriers IndiGo and GoAir have announced that they would cancel around 626 flights (488 for IndiGo, 138 for GoAir) in March 2018. Cancellations follow the grounding by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of 11 of their A320neo after recurring failures of their PW 110 engines.  ...


Indian authority grounds 11 IndiGo and GoAir A320neos

Eight IndiGo and three GoAir planes were grounded by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for technical reasons, related to Pratt and Whitney turbofan engines....


CDB Aviation delivers three A320 family aircraft in a day

CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing, announced that on December 18 the company delivered two new Airbus A320neo aircraft to India-based, low-cost carrier GoAir....