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Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019 18:44

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at Mumbai Airport from a Saturday flight that was scheduled to ... Read More

Horton: Kingfisher no longer part of Oneworld airline alliance

editor editor- June 4, 2013 05:45

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. Read More

Kingfisher must clear debts before it is allowed to fly again

editor editor- April 22, 2013 05:16

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

Revival plan for grounded Kingfisher submitted to aviation regulator

editor editor- April 11, 2013 09:36

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

Mallya will not sell prized assets to rescue grounded Kingfisher

editor editor- October 29, 2012 08:12

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 ... Read More

Striking Kingfisher workers agree to return to work

editor editor- October 26, 2012 05:54

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 ... Read More

Significant number of Kingfisher employees accepts payment proposal

editor editor- October 23, 2012 08:13

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 ... Read More

Kingfisher lenders: Recovery measures would be the last resort

editor editor- October 22, 2012 07:21

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 ... Read More

Government regulator: Kingfisher’s license suspension inevitable

editor editor- October 20, 2012 03:27

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. Read More

Kingfisher staff gets income-tax notices on unpaid salaries

editor editor- October 17, 2012 10:11

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

Indian court issues arrest warrant for Kingfisher Airlines owner

editor editor- October 15, 2012 09:04

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 ... Read More

Kingfisher management to meet with engineers and pilots

editor editor- October 15, 2012 03:11

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 ... Read More

Kingfisher opens ticket bookings in fresh instance of regulations violation

editor editor- October 10, 2012 06:35

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 ... Read More

CAPA: Kingfisher should shut down

editor editor- October 8, 2012 03:08

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

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

editor editor- September 27, 2012 08:07

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 ... Read More

Kingfisher pilots threaten to strike Monday

editor editor- September 10, 2012 06:15

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 ... Read More

Near-bankrupt Kingfisher to meet with consortium of lenders

editor editor- September 4, 2012 05:09

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. Read More

Mumbai-based Kingfisher pilots go on strike indefinitely

editor editor- August 30, 2012 10:03

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

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

editor editor- August 20, 2012 03:58

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 ... Read More

Kingfisher forced to cancel 26 flights

editor editor- August 9, 2012 05:24

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 ... Read More

Kingfisher Airlines stock drops below face value

editor editor- July 17, 2012 04:05

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 ... Read More

Lessors take back 34 aircraft from Kingfisher Airlines

editor editor- June 27, 2012 08:47

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 ... Read More

Kingfisher sells Mumbai corporate office to raise funds

editor editor- May 30, 2012 03:55

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

Gulf carriers eye investing in Indian airlines

editor editor- April 23, 2012 08:07

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 Read More

Kingfisher to resume payment of staff salaries

editor editor- April 4, 2012 07:54

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 Read More

Kingfisher cuts summer schedule by 50 percent

editor editor- March 28, 2012 08:45

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

Kingfisher pilots refuse to fly without pay

editor editor- March 12, 2012 06:02

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 ... Read More

Oil company halts jet fuel supplies to ailing Kingfisher

editor editor- March 8, 2012 08:25

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 Read More

Kingfisher: better spotted on trees, than being flown on

editor editor- March 7, 2012 09:43

(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 ... Read More

Kingfisher refutes shutdown speculations

editor editor- March 5, 2012 06:38

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

IATA clearing house suspends troubled Kingfisher Airlines

editor editor- February 3, 2012 09:17

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. Read More

Debt-ridden Kingfisher considering 2,000 job cuts

editor editor- January 5, 2012 07:49

NEW DELHI, India - In a major cost-cutting exercise, private sector air-carrier Kingfisher Airlines is believed to be considering about 2,000 job cuts and longer working hours for its staff, ... Read More

Kingfisher says it would join oneworld in early 2012

editor editor- December 20, 2011 07:50

MUMBAI, India - Kingfisher Airlines on Monday said it would become a full-time member of the global airline alliance, oneworld, from Feb 10, 2012. Read More

Kingfisher cannot afford maintenance, grounds 15 planes

editor editor- December 19, 2011 03:30

MUMBAI, India - Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines has grounded 15 aircraft after being unable to meet maintenance and overhaul expenses, a move that could curtail its domestic and international operat Read More

Mallya: Sahara not pumping money into cash-strapped Kingfisher

editor editor- November 21, 2011 04:00

LUCKNOW, India - The presence of Vijay Mallya, chairman of Kingfisher Airlines, in Lucknow today triggered speculation about a possible deal between him and the Sahara Group to bail out ... Read More

Vijay Mallya: Kingfisher to focus on high-end business

editor editor- November 16, 2011 08:49

NEW DELHI, India - Kingfisher Airlines' Chairman and promoter, Vijay Mallya on Tuesday said that the company was not seeking any bailout and would now focus on high-end business. Read More

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