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Government may ask aircraft carriers to halt induction of A320 Neos, says report

Government may ask aircraft carriers to halt induction of A320 Neos, says report

Government may ask aircraft carriers to halt induction of A320 Neos, says report
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By CNBC-TV18 Jan 8, 2019 9:01:46 AM IST (Published)

The civil aviation ministry may ask airlines such as Indigo and GoAir to hold back their Pratt & Whitney engines induction plans following recurring problems, the Economic Times said.

The civil aviation ministry may ask airlines such as Indigo and GoAir to hold back their Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines induction plans following recurring problems, the Economic Times reported.

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In a meeting scheduled to be held today, the aviation ministry has called airlines, engine maker and the aviation regulator to discuss the issue, the report said.
The ministry may ask the companies to halt induction plans of P&W engines-powered Airbus A320 Neos till the issue is rectified.
The development comes after an incident last month when smoke filled inside an Indigo Airbus320neo flying from Jaipur to Kolkata after which the aircraft had to make an emergency landing in Kolkata. In several other cases, the aircrafts have experienced engine snags due to vibrations, the report added.
 
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