Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya has blamed Pratt & Whitney (PW) faulty engines as the reason behind the collapse of Kingfisher Airlines.
Mallya’s assertion comes days after India’s civil aviation regulator said that it is investigating IndiGo and GoAir’s Airbus A320 new engine option (neo) aircraft which are powered by PW engines.
“Not surprised at DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) enquiry into Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines. Kingfisher Airlines sadly collapsed also due to faulty engines,” Mallya tweeted.
“We have sued IAE a Pratt & Whitney Group Company for compensation towards defective aircraft engines supplied to Kingfisher Airlines.” Read More..