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Engine issues force IndiGo to ground 13 planes, cancel 84 flights: reports

PTI/ANI
Published Aug 18, 2017, 1:56 pm IST
Updated Aug 18, 2017, 1:56 pm IST
However, a statement by IndiGo denied the reports terming it as misleading information by media.
IndiGo has been forced to ground 13 planes and cancel 84 flights because of issues with engines. (Photo: PTI/File)
 IndiGo has been forced to ground 13 planes and cancel 84 flights because of issues with engines. (Photo: PTI/File)

Mumbai: InterGlobe Aviation-run budget carrier IndiGo on Friday cancelled over 80 flights as the airline grounded more Airbus A320 Neo (new engine option) planes due to engine issues.

As many as 13 A320 Neo aircraft are on ground due to the Pratt & Whitney supplied engine issues, forcing the airline to cancel 84 flights today, sources told PTI.

 

However, news agency ANI has tweeted a statement by IndiGo which said, "There are misleading information being spread by section media on IndiGo’s flight cancellations."

More details awaited.

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