IndiGo cancels 47 flights

Last Modified Tuesday, 13 March 2018 (13:20 IST)
Mumbai: Budget carrier cancelled as many as 47 flights on Tuesday after the (DGCA) grounded eight and three GoAir aircraft with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines.The flights that have been cancelled are from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Patna, Srinagar, Bhubaneswar, Amritsar, Srinagar and Guwahati, among others, the airline informed on its website.

Citing safety of aircraft operations, the director of the DGCA, in the March 12 order, said that A320 Neos fitted with PW1100 engines beyond ESN 450 have been grounded with immediate effect.The cracked the whip after a Lucknow-bound IndiGo flight, returned to Ahmedabad within 40 minutes of it getting airborne due to a mid-air engine failure on Monday. (UNI)