Pratt & Whitney: News

18 May 2023

Go First

Go First to resume operations from May 27

After filing for bankruptcy, low-cost airline Go First is reportedly planning to resume its operations from May 27.

10 May 2023

Go First

Big relief for Go First as NCLT grants bankruptcy protection 

Go First, formerly Go Air, has been granted bankruptcy protection by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Wednesday after admitting the airline's voluntary insolvency plea.

08 May 2023

Go First

Facing turbulent times, can Go First take off again

Wadia Group-owned Go First filed for voluntary insolvency last week amid a dire cash flow crisis.

Amid crisis, Go First suspends ticket sales till May 15

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has reportedly been informed by cash-strapped Indian air carrier Go First about its decision to stop the sale of tickets until May 15.

Pratt & Whitney accuses Go First of 'lengthy' non-payment history

United States (US)-based aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney (P&W) has alleged that Go First has a "lengthy" history of non-payment after the Indian air carrier filed for voluntary insolvency.

03 May 2023

Go First

Go First files for bankruptcy: What led to the downfall

Wadia Group-owned Indian airline Go First filed for insolvency proceedings on Tuesday. The budget carrier has also suspended all its flights till May 5.

06 Nov 2020


IndiGo in talks over a mega $10bn jet engine order

At a time when the aviation sector is struggling to recover from the crisis following the coronavirus pandemic, IndiGo is in talks with Pratt & Whitney and CFM International over a mega jet engine order.

14 Apr 2019


Stratolaunch, world's largest aircraft, nails historic first flight

In a historic feat, Stratolaunch, the largest plane in the world, has taken to the skies for the first time.

05 Jan 2019


Close shave: IndiGo plane suffers mid-air engine failure; returns safely

In yet another mishap in the Indian aviation industry, an IndiGo Airbus A320neo suffered a mid-air engine failure while flying to Kolkata from Chennai on January 3.

03 Sep 2018


IndiGo's festive offer: 10L seats for sale starting Rs. 999

Budget carrier IndiGo today said it has put on sale 10L promotional seats for all-inclusive fares starting Rs. 999 for a one-way journey across its flight network, under a limited period offer.

29 Apr 2018


Engine glitches: IndiGo forced to ground two A320 Neo planes

Engine troubles hit budget carrier IndiGo again with the airline forced to ground two of its Airbus A320 Neo planes due to technical glitches on Friday, according to a source.

28 Apr 2018


Aditya Ghosh resigns as IndiGo president, Rahul Bhatia appointed interim-CEO

After 10 long years and an incredible journey, IndiGo Working Director and President Aditya Ghosh has announced his resignation from both posts, effective 26th April and July 31st, respectively.

14 Mar 2018


IndiGo cancels 42 flights today; airfares continue to rise

Domestic carrier IndiGo continued to operate with a curtailed schedule for the third day on Wednesday with the airline canceling 42 flights following the grounding of eight of its A320neo planes along with three of GoAir due to Pratt & Whitney engine issues.

13 Mar 2018


DGCA grounds planes with faulty engines; 47 IndiGo flights canceled

As many as 47 flights have been canceled by budget carrier IndiGo today after the country's aviation regulator DGCA grounded its eight A320Neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines, along with three such aircraft of GoAir.

02 Mar 2018


Mumbai: IndiGo A320neo makes emergency landing due to engine snag

A Kolkata-bound IndiGo aircraft had to make an emergency landing at the Mumbai Airport after take-off as one of its engines stopped working mid-air.

12 Jul 2017


GST worsens engine problems for IndiGo, nine aircraft remain grounded

IndiGo is bearing the brunt of the GST launch. Nine of its aircraft were grounded due to engine problems, an issue made worse due to confusion about the new tax regime.