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Aviation Ministry to implement stricter rules for Airbus 320 (Neo) PW engine operators

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

[India], Jan 8 (ANI): Ministry of Civil led by MoS Jayant Sinha conducted a three-hour long meeting with 320 (Neo) (PW) engine makers and other stakeholders including Indigo, and of Civil (DGCA).

During the meeting, a proposal was put forth to implement fixed and stringent directives for engines aircrafts at the earliest.

The Ministry discussed several issues of engines based on the incidents experienced by India's industry in the recent past, and sought for the DGCA to issue directives for Pratt & Whitney engine aircrafts.

In the meeting, discussions were also held seeking Pratt & Whitney to submit an engine status report to the DGCA in the coming days.

Last year, 11 Airbus 320 (Neo) PW fitted planes were grounded by and

On December 10, an flight made an emergency landing in Kolkata after smoke was detected in its cabin, and on December 23, A320neo flight from to Kolkata reportedly suffered mid-air engine snag.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 23:20 IST