Kingfisher Flights

  • 'KFA must satisfy DGCA before resuming operations' October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: 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. "There are a lot of factors involved in...
  • May resume operations on October 4: Kingfisher CEO October 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The CEO of the cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines, Sanjay Agarwal, said on Tuesday that flight operations are expected to begin on October 4, soon after his meeting with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) ended. Speaking to reporters, Agarwal said that the company will first discuss the matter...
  • Kingfisher faces shutdown threat, DGCA summons CEO October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Sources in the Aviation Ministry said on Monday that the CEO of the Kingfisher Airlines had been summoned by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) after all of its flights were grounded after pilots refused to work over non-payment of salaries. The meeting will be held on...
  • KFA operations crippled as a section of employees go on flash strike October 1, 2012

    Kingfisher Airlines operations in Mumbai and Delhi have been crippled as a section of airline engineers have gone on a flash strike. This over the non-payment of salaries since March. Two airline managers were reportedly heckled by protesting angry staff. Staff representatives had met with the Airline's management last week...
  • Section of KFA pilots strike work on salary dues August 18, 2012

    Mumbai: 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 seven flights from Mumbai. "A section of Mumbai-based pilots have gone on strike due to repeated failure to keep up with the...
  • DGCA approves Kingfisher's revised schedule March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) approved the revised schedule of crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines on Thursday evening. Kingfisher Airlines had submitted a copy of its revised schedule to the DGCA on February 22 and had formally announced a sharp drop in...
  • Kingfisher starts operating new flight schedule February 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Facing severe turbulence, Kingfisher Airlines on Thursday started truncated operations in accordance with its new flight schedule, as aviation regulator DGCA examined its operational details to consider whether to take any punitive action against it for flouting norms. There was still uncertainty over moves by a consortium of 13...
  • More KFA flights cancelled, CEO meets DGCA February 21, 2012

    New Delhi: There was no relief for the passengers who booked Kingfisher Airlines flights for the fourth day in a row. The airlines cancelled 15 flights in Mumbai and 8 flights in Bangalore on Tuesday, a day after 40 flights were cancelled in India. Only 16 out of 64 Kingfisher aircraft...
  • Talking to I-T Dept to resolve crisis: Kingfisher February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Kingfisher Airlines on Monday said that the freezing of its bank accounts by the Income Tax authorities had 'severely affected' payment schedules that had led to the curtailment in its services. "The prime reason for the current disruption in our flight schedules is the sudden attachment of our...
  • Kingfisher flight makes emergency landing October 8, 2010

    Mumbai: A Kingfisher Airlines Mumbai-New Delhi flight made an emergency landing after a suspected bird-hit here Friday morning, an official said. The flight IT-331 had taken off and was into flight for nearly 15 minutes when the incident occurred and the aircraft returned as "a precautionary measure", the official said. There were...
  • Plane hits wall at Bagdogra airport, passengers safe June 28, 2009

    Siliguri, West Bengal: As many as 178 passengers of a Delhi-bound Kingfisher Airlines flight had a scare when the aircraft's wing hit the wall of a bunker while taxying on the runway before take-off from the Bagdogra airport late Saturday. Airport director Kalyan Kishore Bhowmick said the wing got damaged due...