With little hope of being airborne again in the near future, a section of Kingfisher Airlines pilots are now pinning their hopes on the erstwhile Deccan Air founder Capt Gopinath's proposed new carrier and making frequent enquiries about its launch.
Flight operations of the near- bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines are likely to be severely hit with a section of its pilots and engineers deciding not to report on duty from Wednesday in protest against delay in salaries.
Protesting against the non-payment of their salaries and other dues for the past five months, a section of Kingfisher Airlines pilots Tuesday went on a strike forcing the airline to cancel eight flights.
A section of pilots of the near- bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines went on strike on Sunday to protest against non-payment of salaries for the past five months, forcing the airline to cancel its ATR-operated flights.
Kingfisher Airlines faced fresh turbulence Thursday when a section of its pilots in Delhi reported sick leading to cancellation of 17 flights, adding to the woes of passengers hit by the stir by Air India pilots.
A fresh crisis in the Kingfisher Airlines was averted on Tuesday after the beleaguered carrier's employees withdrew their proposed agitation accepting its promoter Vijay Mallya's assurance for a staggered payment of their salary dues starting Wednesday.