Kingfisher Scheduled Operating Permit Suspended

Kingfisher Scheduled Operating Permit Suspended

India’s Director General of Civil Aviation has suspended Kingfisher’s scheduled operator’s permit and the airline has “temporarily suspended” operations and closed forward bookings until Tuesday 6th November 2012.

Kingfisher Logo

The airline said: “The suspension is valid only till such time that Kingfisher submits a concrete and reliable revival plan to the satisfaction of the DGCA. We have in any case always maintained that, once the issues with the employees are resolved, we will first present our resumption plan to DGCA for review, before resuming operations. It is our endeavour to re-start operations at the earliest and we assure you we are working towards achieving this.”

The airline ceased flight operations on 1st October 1 after employee unrest over working for months without payment culminated in action, on 15th October grounded its fleet “for at least a further five days”, and last Friday, 19th October, extended the “partial lockout” until 23rd October.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

More in News

Aer Lingus Seattle

Aer Lingus Launches Super-Low Stateside Fares

Michael FloodMarch 17, 2018
John Spollen, Cassidy Travel, receives the ITTN Industry Achievement Award

John Spollen Nominated Unopposed for ITAA President

Michael FloodMarch 16, 2018
Hainan Airlines A330-300

Hainan Airlines to Fly Non-Stop Dublin-Beijing

Michael FloodMarch 15, 2018

Aegean Airlines and Dublin Airport Host Trade in Cooks Academy

Michael FloodMarch 15, 2018
Happy St Patricks Day from ATTS

Happy St Patrick’s Day from ATTS

Michael FloodMarch 15, 2018
Emirates New B777-200LR Business Class

Emirates Unveils More Spacious Business Class Seats on B777 Aircraft

Neil SteedmanMarch 14, 2018
Job Opportunities

World Travel Centre Seeks Operations Manager

Neil SteedmanMarch 14, 2018
Eurowings Boomerang Club

Hertz Enters Global Partnership with Eurowings

Neil SteedmanMarch 14, 2018
WTM London 2017

WTM London Announces New 
Exhibiting Area for Marketing and PR Professionals

Neil SteedmanMarch 14, 2018

Copyright © 2016 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland