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Kingfisher's nosedive poses dilemma for government


As Kingfisher Airlines careens toward collapse, the central government finds itself between a rock and a hard place.

The government, already weakened by a string of corruption scandals over the past

Cash-strapped Kingfisher starts operating new flight schedule


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 consid

Kingfisher cancels 20 flights, DGCA to brief Aviation Minister


Kingfisher Airlines cancelled about 20 flights on Wednesday even as the DGCA was set to brief the Civil Aviation Minister on the ailing carrier's plans to restore its services.

The airline is expect

Kingfisher flights hit for third day


Kingfisher Airlines operations continued to be disrupted for the third consecutive day with around 14 flights cancelled on Monday, a day after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) took a s

DGCA summons Kingfisher officials, govt says no bailout


Kingfisher's CEO and top officials were summoned on Monday by the DGCA to explain the large-scale disruptions in the operations of the cash-strapped carrier even as government ruled out any bailout.

Govt working on a policy package to help ailing airlines


With Air India and Kingfisher going through their worst crises, the government is working on a policy package to help the entire cash-strapped industry come out of the financial rut, official sources

Jet Airways suspends pilot for allowing trainee to be copilot

Jet Airways had suspended the pilot of one of its flights and another cockpit crew for two and half months for allowing a trainee pilot to take over from co-pilot to land the plane in Mumbai, endanger

DGCA meeting Kingfisher, AI arm on safety


The aviation regulator is meeting executives from cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines and Air India Express, the budget arm of state carrier Air India on Thursday, seeking an explanation on safety conce

DGCA show cause to Kingfisher for cancelling 80 flights

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday sent a show-cause notice to Kingfisher Airlines as it cancelled at least 80 flights over the past three days saying it was

Pilots who averted accident taken off duty prior to DGCA probe report

Pilots of Jet Airways and Air India Express, who averted a possible accident at the Tiruchirappalli airport two days ago, have been taken off duty pending investigation into the incident by aviation r

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