Why IndiGo and GoAir had to ground their A320neo flights
Budget carriers IndiGo and GoAir canceled as many as 66 flights after the country’s aviation regulator DGCA grounded 11 of their A320Neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines, causing severe inconvenience to hundreds of flyers.
IndiGo has canceled 42 flights for March 14. This includes flights to Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Jaipur, Srinagar, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun, Amritsar, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad, among others, the airline announced on its website.
However, the Wadia Group-promoted GoAir said it had canceled a total of six flights today due to the grounding of three of its A320 Neo planes, as against 18 yesterday.
The Gurugram-headquartered IndiGo operates over 1,000 daily flights