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IndiGo in talks with Qatar Airways for wet lease of aircraft

IndiGo is discussions with Qatar Airways and aircraft lessors to wet lease aircraft to meeting the deficit created by grounding of its Pratt & Whitney powered Airbus A320Neo aircraft.

Currently the airline has two Boeing 777s from Turkish Airlines and ten Airbus A320s on wet lease from Smart Lynx Airline from Europe.
IndiGo last week said 75 of its aircraft have been grounded due to issues with the Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines. As on December 31, the airline has 358 planes in its fleet.

The airline is extending leases of in service aircraft and taking planes on wet lease as a mitigation measure. IndiGo did not comment on this development.

 

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