New Delhi: Beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines has finally landed as aviation regulator DGCA cancelled its license for failing to come up with a plan for its financial and operational revival as well as the payment of salaries of their employees.
Civil Aviation Ministry officials said that, “The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended the Scheduled Operator Permit of Kingfisher Airlines till further orders.”
This suspension of flying license implemented as it will be an immediate halt to all bookings on the entire Kingfisher airlines and with the travel agents.
Kingfisher Airlines received a show-cause notice by the DGCA on October 5. This show-cause notice asked Kingfisher Airlines that why it’s operations are not smooth since past 10 months and why DGCA shouldn’t cancel KFA’s flying license which is causing great inconvenience to the commuters.
Kingfisher too, issued their statement stating that, “We are having a partial lockout until October 23, 2012. We had a positive meeting with employee representatives on October 17 and are hopeful of reaching common ground when we meet again next week.”
It further stated, “Currently, we anticipate resuming operations on November 6, subject to our resumption plan being reviewed and approved by the DGCA.The official sources made it clear that Kingfisher could not resume operations till the DGCA gave the final clearance.