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Service Tax Department issues notice to Kingfisher Airlines, 'impounds' all aircraft

Press Trust of India
Jan 10, 2013 at 11:04pm IST

Mumbai: In more trouble for beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines, Service Tax Department has issued a notice to the carrier, "impounding" all its aircraft, department sources said on Thursday night. According to the notice, the airline cannot fly outside the registered airport premises.

The grounded airline owes around Rs 190 crore to the Service Tax Department, of which Rs 127 crore are under litigation. The notice was issued a fortnight ago, sources said.

The sources also said the department has enlisted the help of the Customs to impound the aircraft.

Service Tax Dept issues notice to KFA, impounds aircraft

According to the notice, the Kingfisher Airlines cannot fly outside the registered airport premises.

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