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DGCA demands IndiGo get rid of unmodified PW engines by mid-2020

IndiGo’s woes with its A320neo engines might soon come to an end. Calling the work that the airline has done so far “impressive”, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has set a new deadline for IndiGo to completed remove unmodified, potentially dangerous engines from its fleet. ...


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Regulator to IndiGo: take one A320neo, ground one A320neo

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has reportedly told IndiGo, the country’s largest airline, to ground their older Airbus A320neo every time it takes a new one into the fleet. The problem is related to faulty Pratt & Whitney engines that power the airliner, as the authority wants them replaced by new, fixed ones. ...


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A320neo engine issues still pestering IndiGo and Go Air

IndiGo, GoAir are getting a slight break in a series of PW1100G engine woes. The Indian regulatory authorities have recently extended the deadline for replacing the engines in their Airbus A320neo fleets. However, IndiGo CEO admits that solving Pratt & Whitney engine problems remains a challenge. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Qatar Airways confirms partnership with IndiGo

After several years of trying, Qatar Airways finally inked a partnership agreement with IndiGo. The agreement "will be just the first step in strengthening our relationship", said Qatar Airways' CEO, Al Baker....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Qatar Airways and Etihad set to battle over Indian market

It seems like two Middle East giants, Etihad and Qatar Airways are trying to gain as much traction as possible within the Indian market. However, the two sides are using very different methods to do so....


Rytis Beresnevicius
IndiGo orders record-breaking 300 Airbus A320 jets

The biggest airline in India, IndiGo, is set to announce a record-breaking deal for 300 Airbus A320 aircraft. The order would come at an interesting and turbulent time for the carrier....


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IndiGo reports largest quarterly loss: trouble with A320

IndiGo, India’s largest airline by market share, has just reported a multimillion quarterly loss. The disconcerting financial results are attributed to three key factors, including spikes maintenance costs. While the airline’s Airbus A320ceo engines are to remain a burden for its finance sheets, the rescue by the A320neo is also not yet in sight, as the carrier’s management anticipates delivery delays.   ...


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Airbus delivers 1000th A320neo to IndiGo

Airbus has delivered the 1,000th A320neo Family aircraft to IndiGo. The millenial aircraft is the Airbus A321neo variant. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Low-cost carrier boom in Asia (Part II)

As mainline carriers consolidate the market share in Asia-Pacific, somebody has to fill the void left in the market. This is where the carriers like IndiGo or AirAsia Group come in:...


India’s authorities concerned over Pratt & Whitney engine safety
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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....