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Uncertainty over Kingfisher resuming operations on Friday


Hopes of ailing Kingfisher Airlines resuming operations on Friday faded with last ditch efforts by the management to persuade striking engineers and pilots to return to work failing to end the deadloc

EADS boss mulls job guarantees after BAE merger


The head of European aerospace giant EADS on Thursday said he was prepared to discuss job guarantees if a controversial merger with British defence group BAE Systems got the green light.

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Kingfisher has to seek DGCA's nod for resuming operations: Minister


Kingfisher Airlines, which has declared a partial lockout till Thursday, would have to seek aviation regulator DGCA's nod before resuming operations, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Wednesd

Kingfisher Airlines may face prolonged shutdown; shares slide

Kingfisher Airlines, which has cancelled all flights through on Thursday, faces a potentially prolonged shutdown until the cash-strapped carrier clears a salary backlog going back half a year.

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Kingfisher declares partial lock-out, suspends flights till Thursday


Kingfisher Airlines on Monday night declared a partial lock-out with immediate effect and suspended flight operations till Thursday. Earlier, the services came to a grinding halt following a strike by

MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy pilots flight to Chennai


“FLY 281 request descend.” The line may have been a routine communication between a pilot and the air traffic controller that takes place everyday but the person who said it this time was no ordinary

Ready to pay salaries in next few days: Kingfisher


A day after declaring a partial lockout, top officials of beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines on Tuesday met DGCA chief and promised to pay salaries of the staff held up for last six months in the next few days.

Kingfisher says cancelling flights due to employee unrest


Kingfisher Airlines said it would cancel several flights on Monday due to employee unrest, the company said in a statement without providing details of the cancellations.

Air India should be partly privatised, says study


Loss-making national carrier Air India should be partly privatised as private investors will focus on maximising profit and in turn solve the carrier's operational issues, a study commissioned by the

Govt mulls airport slot auctions in new air policy


Airlines flying to Indian airports could face an auction for peak-time landing slots in a shake-up of aviation policy under the government's economic reform drive.

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