It was followed by the SpiceJet with 259 snags reported across its fleet of Boeing and the smaller Bombardier Q400 aircraft. The Jet Airways saw 80 technical problems in its fleet of Boeings, Airbuses and ATR planes.
Market leader IndiGo reported 37 cases of malfunctions in its planes. These figures were shared by Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha in the Lok Sabha.
The national carrier, comprising Air India, Air India Express and Alliance Air, has the largest fleet size of 155 aircraft. The IndiGo has the second largest number of planes at 150.
The Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 115 aircraft and SpiceJet has 57 planes.
However, most airlines registered a significant decline in technical malfunctions in 2017 as compared to 2016.
But IndiGo, which bore the brunt of snag-ridden Pratt and Whitney engines on its A320 Neos, saw a 54 per cent rise in glitches -- up from 24 last year to 37 this year.
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