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Lack of spares grounds 15 Air India jets: New DelhiThe 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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this would be a good reason to avoid this carrier
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!
I will remember that next time I am down that way... 1 Airline off my List
Not enough money equals reduced safety ...
This is one way of preparing to handover the operations to private operators and FIs.
I think you will find it is going the other way