IndiGo Faces Aircraft Grounding as Engine Issues Resurface

2023 • 4min • News • Business


Published On: November 08, 2023 - IndiGo, India's largest airline, is likely to ground 35 aircraft due to the 'powder metal' issues in its engines. The aircraft are to be grounded in the Jan-March quarter of the current fiscal year. IndiGo sources its engines from the engine maker, Pratt & Whitney (P&W). Currently, the airline has a fleet of 334 aircraft, out of which, 40 aircraft have already been grounded due to engine issues. In a related news, P&W has been asked to set up a Maintenance, Repair, and Operations unit in India. Join News9's Shweta Kothari and Kartik Malhotra for more updates on this story.