IndiGo Plane Turns Mid-Air After Engine Vibration, 2nd Incident This Week

The IndiGo A320neo was flying from Mumbai to Chennai when it faced high engine vibration New Delhi: An A320neo aircraft operated by IndiGo had to return to Mumbai airport from where it had taken off because of high engine vibrations. This is the second IndiGo A320neo aircraft to have encountered vibration issues with one of … Read more IndiGo Plane Turns Mid-Air After Engine Vibration, 2nd Incident This Week

IndiGo Warns Pilots to Pushing Airbus Engines to Limit When Climbing

The Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM jet engine of an Airbus A320neo IndiGo has told its pilots to stop pushing engines on its new Airbus SE jets to the limit when the planes are climbing, after India’s aviation regulator said the practice may have contributed to turbines failing in the air. All the budget airline’s … Read more IndiGo Warns Pilots to Pushing Airbus Engines to Limit When Climbing

IndiGo stops pushing Airbus engines to limit after shutdowns

By Anurag Kotoky NEW DELHI: IndiGo has told its pilots to stop pushing engines on its new Airbus SE jets to the limit when the planes are climbing, after India’s aviation regulator said the practice may have contributed to turbines failing in the air. All the budget airline’s A320neo aircraft now use a lower thrust … Read more IndiGo stops pushing Airbus engines to limit after shutdowns

IndiGo A320neo Engine Suffers Snag, Lands Safely In Hyderabad

DGCA had told IndiGo to replace old Pratt and Whitney engines of A320neo aircraft New Delhi: A Pratt and Whitney (PW) engine on IndiGo’s A320neo aircraft, which was heading from Chennai to Hyderabad on Monday, suffered a snag, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter. “The A320neo aircraft, which had the call … Read more IndiGo A320neo Engine Suffers Snag, Lands Safely In Hyderabad

IndiGo Pilots Revving Jets Too Hard Led To Engine Problems: Report

IndiGo still needs to replace 110 engines out of 196 that were affected: Civil Aviation Minister IndiGo and Go Airlines India use the same type of engine made by Pratt & Whitney that’s susceptible to mid-flight shutdowns. Yet IndiGo, one of Airbus’s biggest customers, is the only one to encounter turbine failures this year, drawing … Read more IndiGo Pilots Revving Jets Too Hard Led To Engine Problems: Report

Pilots revving engines too hard led to IndiGo’s Airbus woes

By Anurag Kotoky and Siddharth Philip IndiGo and Go Airlines India Ltd. use the same type of engine made by Pratt & Whitney that’s susceptible to mid-flight shutdowns. Yet IndiGo, one of Airbus SE’s biggest customers, is the only one to encounter turbine failures this year, drawing heavy scrutiny from the aviation regulator. The reason … Read more Pilots revving engines too hard led to IndiGo’s Airbus woes

IndiGo director asks US Court to revoke summons

MUMBAI: Carrier IndiGo’s independent director Anupam Khanna has asked a US court to quash a subpoena or a legal summon against him for discovery of documents to be used in a separate case the airline’s founder Rahul Bhatia has filed against his partner and co-founder Rakesh Gangwal. On October 15, Bhatia and his IGE Group … Read more IndiGo director asks US Court to revoke summons

‘Golden age’ for Indian aviation sector; fundamentals strong: IndiGo chief

NEW DELHI: With strong fundamentals, India’s civil aviation sector is in its “golden age” and there is also healthy competition among domestic carriers, IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta has said. Interestingly, the country’s civil aviation sector has been experiencing lower growth in traffic compared to previous years and there has also been softness in fares in … Read more ‘Golden age’ for Indian aviation sector; fundamentals strong: IndiGo chief

IndiGo Says Systems Back To Normal After Outage Hits Flyers

IndiGo, owned by Interglobe Aviation Ltd , is the country’s largest carrier. Bengaluru:  India’s largest airline IndiGo said on Monday its flights and check-in systems were running normally, after an hours-long outage hit operations at airports, leading to long queues and hassling passengers. IndiGo said earlier its systems had been down across the network since … Read more IndiGo Says Systems Back To Normal After Outage Hits Flyers

IndiGo Servers Down Across Network, Passengers Stuck In Queues

IndiGo’s outage comes as dozens of flights face delays or cancellations due to pollution. India’s largest airline IndiGo said its systems were down across the network since Monday morning, and that it expects operations at airports to be impacted as a result. “All efforts are being made to resolve the issue at the earliest,” IndiGo … Read more IndiGo Servers Down Across Network, Passengers Stuck In Queues

IndiGo Asked To Replace Pratt And Whitney Engines In A320 Neo Aircraft

The order came after the airline faced four mid-air engine malfunctions in A320neo planes (File) Mumbai:  Stating “desperate measures” were required to “put things in order”, aviation regulator DGCA told IndiGo airlines on Friday to replace the Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines under both wings of 97 A320neo aircraft “at all costs” by January 31 … Read more IndiGo Asked To Replace Pratt And Whitney Engines In A320 Neo Aircraft

IndiGo Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Chennai After False Fire Alarm: Report

It was later found that the alarm was set off by faulty smoke detectors in the cargo compartment. New Delhi:  IndiGo’s Chennai-Kuwait flight carrying more than 160 passengers returned to Chennai airport minutes after taking off in the early hours of Friday when pilots declared a mid-air emergency following a fire alarm. It was later … Read more IndiGo Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Chennai After False Fire Alarm: Report

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