Kingfisher Pilots

  • Kingfisher offers to pay a month's salary in 24 hours October 23, 2012

    Mumbai: The ailing Kingfisher Airlines on Monday offered to pay one month salary to its employees in 24 hours during a closed-door meet with the representatives of its pilots' and employees' unions. Sources said that the airline company further offered to pay the second month salary within a week and...
  • Mallya's UB Group management to meet KFA employees October 17, 2012

    New Delhi: With no end in sight to the 16-day impasse over a lockout and strike by its workers, Kingfisher Airlines management will be meeting with their representatives on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to convince them to return to work. The meeting, scheduled in Mumbai, is likely to be...
  • No Kingfisher flight operating at present: DGCA October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday and said that no Kingfisher Airlines flight was operating at present. Kingfisher cancelled flights due to pilots and engineers not reporting to work due to non payment of salaries. The airline in a statement said that it is taking...
  • Kingfisher employee unrest: Stock down by 5 pc October 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Kingfisher Airlines tumbled nearly 5 per cent to Rs 15.35 after it cancelled several flights due to pilots and engineers not reporting to work due to non payment of salaries. The airline in a statement said that it is taking all possible measures to lessen the impact of the...
  • DGCA to review Kingfisher Airlines operations October 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Aviation regulator DGCA will on Monday review Kingfisher Airline's operations in the wake of mass cancellation of its flights, even as a section of the airlines Mumbai-based pilots joined in the strike by its engineers. "We will review the situation of Kingfisher Airline," Director General of Civil Aviation Arun...
  • Kingfisher pilot may be grounded, says DGCA August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday sought a report from the Kingfisher Airlines after reports that one of its pilots allowed a woman passenger in the cockpit in direct violation of its rules. The DGCA said that if the reports were found to be true, the...
  • 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...
  • Pilots who feel their actions are justified can quit: Mallya August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: With a strike by pilots disrupting Kingfisher Airlines' flight schedules, its Chairman Vijay Mallya on Thursday termed the protest as "disruptive" and warned the agitators that they could quit if they felt their action was justified. He also asserted that the airline would be "re-capitalised whether the government changes...
  • KFA pilots fail to report on duty, 22 flights cancelled August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Twenty two Kingfisher Airlines flights have been cancelled from Delhi on Wednesday after a section of pilots and engineers failed to report to work. Sources said that the pilots are protesting against non-payment of salaries for over five months. Kingfisher Airlines owner and liqour baron Vijay Mallya is...
  • Mumbai: KFA pilots on strike, 3 flights cancelled July 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Three Kingfisher flights from Mumbai were cancelled on Saturday morning after a section of its pilots did not report for work. The flights that were cancelled were IT4141 to Kandla, IT 181 to Chennai and IT 101 to Bangalore. The Kingfisher management and its pilots have been at loggerheads over the...
  • Section of KFA pilots on strike over salary dues July 10, 2012

    New Delhi/Mumbai: A section of pilots of Kingfisher Airlines on Tuesday went on a strike over non-payment of salary and other dues for the past five months, forcing cancellation of five flights. Airline officials said the pilots who did not report to work were those who operate the 70-seater ATR turboprop...
  • Section of Kingfisher pilots go on strike July 10, 2012

    New Delhi/Mumbai: A section of pilots of Kingfisher Airlines on Tuesday went on a strike over non-payment of salary and other dues for the past five months, forcing cancellation of five flights. Airline officials said the pilots who did not report to work were those who operate the 70-seater ATR turboprop...
  • KFA flights cancelled over maintenance issues July 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Four Kingfisher Airlines flights from Mumbai were cancelled on Monday with the management blaming it on maintenance issues. The flights - IT 181, 105, 111 and 331 - were headed to Chennai, Bangalore and Jabalpur. Initial reports had suggested that some of the airline's pilots had refused to turn up...
  • Assured by Mallya, Kingfisher pilots resume work March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Four days after they went on a mass leave, Kingfisher Airlines pilots were back at work on Monday. The decision to return to work came following assurances from Vijay Mallya that they will be paid their salaries. Most of the pilots who are back at work are Mumbai-based. The...
  • 34 Kingfisher pilots quit in Feb: sources February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: At least 34 pilots of struggling Kingfisher Airlines have quit earlier this month, with the total number rising to about 80 since last October, industry sources said on Monday. The sources said 34 pilots, both commanders and co- pilots, had put in their papers as of five days ago....
  • Safety is a huge concern, says aviation expert February 20, 2012

    Capt Mohan Ranganathan says that its not just finances and the inconvenience to passengers but safety too is a huge concern. ...
  • Kingfisher crisis: Did Mallya get it wrong? November 10, 2011

    Kingfisher Airlines cancelled as many as 80 flights while over 100 pilots tendered their resignations. ...