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Lack of spares grounds 15 Air India jets: New Delhi

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The Indian government has revealed that 15 aircraft from Air India's fleet have been grounded due to lack of engines and spares. Responding to queries in parliament, minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha says that as of 6 December, two Boeing 787-8s, three 777s and 10 Airbus A320 family aircraft "were on ground for want of engines and spares". (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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ronspencer47
Ronald Spencer 3
this would be a good reason to avoid this carrier
Highflyer1950
Highflyer1950 3
Better to say a “lack of money, training and honesty”! When you are 600’ low (200’asl) ) at 2.5 miles from the runway on an ILS (Hong Kong) and it takes a EGPWS warning to get your attention! This carrier is headed for a catastrophe!
sparkie624
sparkie624 1
I will remember that next time I am down that way... 1 Airline off my List
Hiltonconroy
Hilton Conroy 1
Not enough money equals reduced safety ...
snsugumar
SN Sugumar Iyer 1
This is one way of preparing to handover the operations to private operators and FIs.
ronspencer47
Ronald Spencer 2
I think you will find it is going the other way
joelwiley
joel wiley 1
Well that's 15 planes they don't have to worry about crashing.
redrattler47
Ian Deans 1
Surely there no need for such a comment

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