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Engine snag forces IndiGo to ground 7 new aircraft

GST confusion adds to the chaos

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Arindam Majumder New Delhi
The continuing problem with Pratt & Whitney’s A320 neo engine has resulted in the grounding of seven brand new planes of IndiGo, forcing the airline to reschedule many flights.

A Delhi airport official said seven A320 neo aircraft, some barely months old, were parked at the hangar of the airport over the last 10 days due to faulty engines. “The engines had to be replaced but there has been some delay in providing spare engines which has forced the aircraft to remain on ground,” the official said. The aircraft that have been grounded by IndiGo are VT-ITN, VT-ITS, VT-ITC, VT-ITJ, VT-ITK,

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First Published: Jul 13 2017 | 1:32 AM IST

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