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GoAir cancels two flights as A320 neo planes develop snag

A Mumbai-Delhi and a Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar flight were cancelled

Aneesh Phadnis  |  Mumbai 

A GoAir aircraft taxis on the tarmac at Bengaluru International Airport in Bangalore

Two were grounded in on Sunday due to technical snag resulting in cancellations of two of its flights.

An spokesperson confirmed the development and said that the grounding was unrelated to the airworthiness directive issued by "The have been grounded for technical reasons," the spokesperson said.

A Mumbai-Delhi and a Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar were cancelled.

has a fleet of 32 A320 planes, including 13 engine powered A320neo.

has been forced to ground three of its planes following a directive from EASA which said some of the engines were connected to in-shutdowns and rejected take-offs. has not seen any grounding as a result of EASA directive.

"GoAir new A320 neo deliveries have been postponed as a result of the earlier reported engine challenges. GoAir continues to work closely with both Airbus and Pratt and Whitney in order to continue deliveries as soon as the challenges have been solved," the said on Saturday.

First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 00:45 IST