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16% of Air India's fleet down, 20 planes grounded due to engine replacement issues

The cash-strapped Air India has been forced to ground as many as 20 f its fleets of aircraft as it doesn't have funds to replace their engines. AI is surviving on public doles & needs at least Rs 1500 crore to get new engines for these planes. As there are no funds coming in, these planes are unlikely to resume operations any soon. Of the 20; 14 planes are A320s, 4 are B787-800s & the remaining 2 are B777s.