A group of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines’ jet pilots Saturday moved on strike over non-payment of wages and other dues for the previous 5 months, directing to the termination of 40 flights throughout its system, an airline official mentioned.
12 flights from New Delhi, 6 from Mumbai and 3 from Bangalore have been terminated aside from several other aircraft from Chennai, Chandigarh, Dehradun and Dharamshala among others.
“A certain section of employees have decided to stay away from duty due to salary payments not being credited to the bank accounts of all employees. Kingfisher wishes to state that more than 75 percent of employees have actually received their promised salaries Friday,” a Kingfisher official said. A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines’ pilots Saturday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to the cancellation of 40 flights across its network, an airline official said.