Kingfisher management discusses revival plans with DGCA

A day after resolving the impasse over salary issue with its employees, the Kingfisher Airlines top brass discussed revival plans with aviation regulator DGCA here Friday.

Kingfisher passengers in Dubai waiting for ticket refunds since 6 months

Refunds of tickets booked by passengers in Dubai with India’s crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines have been pending for over six months now, according to a report.

Kingfisher to expedite payment of October salary to employees

In a fresh letter to the striking staffers, airline CEO Sanjay Aggarwal said, "We have received several requests asking for status of salary for the duration of partial lock-out period and asking for salary in December 2012 to be paid one week earlier than December 31, 2012.

KFA employees divided over salary offer

While majority of pilots from Mumbai have accepted their employer’s terms, pilots and engineers from Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai have rejected Kingfisher’s three-month salary offer.

Govt can’t help Kingfisher: Ajit Singh

Meanwhile, the management’s offer of payment of three months’ salary met with rejection by a section of employees, prolonging the 23-days impasse at the private airline.

Kingfisher Airlines employees to meet management on Monday

Nearly, 6,500 employees of the airline face the possibility of losing their jobs if the airline continues to be in a state of lockout, which has been extended till Oct 23.

Kingfisher license suspension may increase airfares by 10%

According to a newspaper report, air fares may go up by as much as 10% from November onwards due to Kingfisher Airlines’ license suspension.

Kingfisher staffers shocked over license suspension

Staffers of the troubled Kingfisher Airlines received the news of the carrier's license being suspended with shock and dismay here Saturday.

DGCA suspends Kingfisher's flying license

DGCA has suspended the Scheduled Operator Permit of Kingfisher Airlines till further orders.

Kingfisher to hold meeting with employees' representatives

This has forced the management to repeatedly extend the lockout and suspension of all flight operation from October 4.

Kingfisher must satisfy DGCA before resuming operations: Ajit

As Kingfisher Airlines extended its partial lockout by a week till October 12, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Friday said the debt-ridden company will have to satisfy airline regulator DGCA on safety before it gets permission to fly again.

No end to KFA impasse; workers stage nation-wide protest

KFA employees are staging nation-wide protest following the cancellation of fresh talks between management and staff stipulated for today in Bangalore and Chennai.

Kingfisher lockout may be prolonged; DGCA files status report

Despite several bouts of meetings and persuasions by the management level, the workers at debt-laden Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) seem to be in no mood to relent.

Ready to pay salaries in next few days: Kingfisher

Kingfisher has been saddled with a huge loss of Rs 8,000 crore and a debt burden of another over Rs 7,000 crore

Kingfisher working on 'holding pattern' basis: Mallya

In the airline business, a pilot is said to follow 'holding pattern' when an airplane makes several mid-air turns, while waiting for a clearance to land or to avoid crashing with other aircraft.

Now, Kingfisher engineers strike over salary delays

There was, however, no impact on the operations as no flight was cancelled or delayed because of the fresh labour unrest at the ailing Vijay Mallya-owned carrier.

Kingfisher Airlines lenders to meet on Wednesday

"We (the lenders and Kingfisher Airlines) will meet here on Wednesday," SBI Chairman Pratip Chaudhuri told reporters here on the sidelines of a banking event.

Kingfisher headcount falls 22%; more HR optimisation on card

The airline had a total of 5,696 employees for the year ended March 31, 2012, down from 7,317 employees in the previous year, Kingfisher said in its annual report for 2011-12 released on Monday.

Kingfisher may face operational shutdown

Beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) may face pressure to shut down its operations temporarily owing to unremitting losses and pressure from lenders that have kept hammering the company for a long time now.