After Air India, now Kingfisher pilots go on decide.
After the airline’s financial woos became public a couple of months ago, it has never been out of spotlight.
In the latest twist, its pilots have started a strike action after the airline failed to pay their salaries last week. As a result, 41 flights have been cancelled, says Reuters.
Kingfisher had debt of $1.4 billion at the end of March. The airline is majority owned by Vijay Malaya, one of the richest men in India.
This is the 3rd time in the last 12 months that the airline has had to cancel flights due to strikes due to non-payment of the salaries.
"We’re doing everything we can to get the situation back to normal," a spokesman for the airline told AFP.
"We’re doing everything we can to get the situation back to normal," a spokesman for the airline said.
An airline spokesperson said, “A certain section of employees have decided to stay away from duties due to salary payments not being credited to the bank accounts of all employees by Friday. Kingfisher wishes to state that more than 75 per cent of employees have actually received their promised salaries on Friday”.