Pratt & Whitney

DGCA directs IndiGo to replace all Pratt engines on Airbus A320neo planes by January 31

  Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday directed IndiGo to replace all Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines on its fleet of almost 100 twin-engined Airbus A320neo family aircraft with new P&W power units by January 31, following recent inflight engine shutdowns.

Nov 01, 2019, 20:13 PM IST

IndiGo places $20-bn order for LEAP 1-A engines with US-based CFM International

The decision to go with CFM engines for its future fleet has come as IndiGo has been facing problems for the last three years in its current A320neo aircraft fleet, which are powered by Pratt & Whitney engines.

Jun 18, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

Vistara Flight UK966, an Airbus A320, Ahmedabad-Delhi flight suffers technical snag

Vistara said its fleet of A320neo aircraft do not suffer from the same problems as the IndiGo planes because they have a different engine.

Mar 30, 2018, 23:24 PM IST

Expedite engine supply to India: DGCA tells Pratt & Whitney

The DGCA has asked Pratt & Whitney to expedite the supply of engines to India as many of the A320 neo planes operated by IndiGo and GoAir have been grounded due to issues related to its engines.

Aug 24, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

Green technologies can save airlines $250 billions: NASA

Project researchers focused on eight major integrated technology demonstrations falling into three categories - airframe technology, propulsion technology and vehicle systems integration.

Jan 05, 2016, 16:14 PM IST

US grounds entire F-35 fleet pending engine inspections

The US military said it had grounded the entire fleet of 97 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets until completion of additional inspections of the warplane`s single engine built by Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

Jul 04, 2014, 12:19 PM IST

US firm helped China build attack helicopter

A US-based company and its Canadian subsidiary have pleaded guilty to the charges of helping China develop a new attack helicopter.

Jun 29, 2012, 10:54 AM IST

Lawsuit filed in US over Nigerian plane crash

A man filed a lawsuit in the US that blames the accident, at least in part, on US companies that designed and sold the ill-fated plane.

Jun 08, 2012, 10:56 AM IST

GoAir says P&W engine deal worth $1 bln

The privately held airline, which has a market share of about 6 percent in India, ordered 72 A320 aircraft from Airbus last year for about $7.2 billion.

Feb 15, 2012, 20:54 PM IST