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Horton: Kingfisher no longer part of Oneworld airline alliance

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Grounded carrier Kingfisher Airlines’ request to join the global airline alliance Oneworld has been put on hold, according to a top official of the alliance.

Kingfisher must clear debts before it is allowed to fly again

NEW DELHI, India - It is unlikely that Kingfisher Airlines will be able to restart operations any time soon.

Revival plan for grounded Kingfisher submitted to aviation regulator

Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines CEO Sanjay Aggarwal today met the aviation regulator DGCA to submit the revival plan for the grounded airline.

Mallya will not sell prized assets to rescue grounded Kingfisher

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya does not have to do a deal with UK drinks giant Diageo and will not sell prized assets to rescue his grounded Kingfisher airline, he told Reuters at the weekend.

Striking Kingfisher workers agree to return to work

NEW DELHI, India - The nearly month-long crisis in Kingfisher Airlines ended on Thursday with the management lifting the lockout and agreeing to pay by December end four months’ salary dues to strik

Significant number of Kingfisher employees accepts payment proposal

In what appears to be the first signs of a thaw in the bitter fight between Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) management and staff, a payment disbursement proposal, floated by the management on Monday, was ac

Kingfisher lenders: Recovery measures would be the last resort

Lenders to Kingfisher Airlines have said they will go in for recovery measures only as the last resort and expressed hope that its promoters will be able to find an investor and resume operations.

Government regulator: Kingfisher’s license suspension inevitable

NEW DELHI, India - Kingfisher Airlines finally responded to a show cause notice from the DGCA on Friday, the day the deadline for its response ends.

Kingfisher staff gets income-tax notices on unpaid salaries

NEW DELHI, India - A seven-month backlog in unpaid salaries is not the only menace Kingfisher Airlines staff is grappling with these days.

Indian court issues arrest warrant for Kingfisher Airlines owner

MUMBAI, India — An Indian court Friday ordered the arrest of the highflying owner of Kingfisher Airlines for bouncing checks, adding to the beleaguered airline's woes as its struggles to resume flig

Kingfisher management to meet with engineers and pilots

MUMBAI, India - Grounded and tethering on verge of bankruptcy Vijay Mallya promoted Kingfisher Airlines has called for a meeting with its engineers and pilots from across its operating bases for what

Kingfisher opens ticket bookings in fresh instance of regulations violation

NEW DELHI, India - Kingfisher Airlines, in a fresh instance of violation of regulations, has opened ticket bookings on its website from October 13, even as Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)

CAPA: Kingfisher should shut down

MUMBAI, India - Kingfisher airline should voluntarily shut down, suggests a report by Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).

Kingfisher’s Vijay Mallya in talks with foreign carriers for possible stake...

BANGALORE, India - Vijay Mallya, chairman of the beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines (KFA), on Wednesday said he was in talks with foreign carriers for a possible stake sale, amid protests by some shareho

Kingfisher pilots threaten to strike Monday

MUMBAI, India - Pilots of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines, which has been operating a skeletal schedule, have threatened to go on strike from tomorrow as part of mass agitation for immediate disburs

Near-bankrupt Kingfisher to meet with consortium of lenders

The consortium of lenders to the near-bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) will meet here on Wednesday to discuss the way forward with their exposure to the Vijay Mallya-promoted carrier.

Mumbai-based Kingfisher pilots go on strike indefinitely

Mumbai-based pilots of near-bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines have decided to strike indefinitely from Wednesday over non-payment of salaries.

Kingfisher Mumbai-based pilots go on strike second time in month

MUMBAI, India - A section of pilots of near-bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines on Saturday went on strike, second time in the month, demanding immediate payment of March salaries, leading to cancellation of

Kingfisher forced to cancel 26 flights

MUMBAI, India - With salary payments delayed again, a section of Kingfisher Airlines pilots and engineers stayed off work on Wednesday, forcing the airline to cancel 26 flights across the country, inc

Kingfisher Airlines stock drops below face value

NEW DELHI, India - Kingfisher Airlines Ltd dropped nearly 4 percent in trade to a fresh low on Monday after the airline faced a fresh setback on Saturday when its pilots -- who have not received salar

Lessors take back 34 aircraft from Kingfisher Airlines

MUMBAI, India - With cash-starved private carrier Kingfisher Airlines defaulting on lease rentals of around Rs 1,000 crore, the lessors have taken back 34 aircraft, sources said today even as the comp

Kingfisher sells Mumbai corporate office to raise funds

BANGALORE/MUMBAI, India - Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines is selling its corporate office building in Mumbai.

Gulf carriers eye investing in Indian airlines

Rapidly-expanding Gulf airlines could invest in Indian carriers such as SpiceJet and Kingfisher Airlines, as the government in Delhi considers easing restrictions on stake-building by foreigners in lo

Kingfisher to resume payment of staff salaries

MUMBAI, India - Kingfisher Airlines will resume payment of staff salaries starting this week after tax authorities unfroze its bank accounts, the airline's chairman and managing director, liquor baron

Kingfisher cuts summer schedule by 50 percent

MUMBAI, India - Kingfisher Airlines has cut down its operation by 50% at Mumbai airport this summer.

Kingfisher pilots refuse to fly without pay

MUMBAI, India - Kingfisher Airlines may face a critical test in keeping its schedule going from Monday with its pilots refusing to operate flights if their pending salaries and dues are not cleared in

Oil company halts jet fuel supplies to ailing Kingfisher

NEW DELHI, India - In fresh trouble for Kingfisher Airlines, state-owned Hindustan petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) today stopped jet fuel supplies to the ailing carrier due to non-payment of dues

Kingfisher: better spotted on trees, than being flown on

(eTN) - In less than a month, we are entering the customary two-month long school holiday season in India. Yet there is no end to the troubles facing cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines (KF).

Kingfisher refutes shutdown speculations

Beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines on Sunday refuted speculation that it planned to shut down its operations.

IATA clearing house suspends troubled Kingfisher Airlines

NEW DELHI, India - In what could spell more trouble for the cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines it has been suspended from the clearing house of the Geneva-based International Air Transport Association.