Warrant Issued for Kingfisher Owner

Sunday, October 14, 2012
By George Hatcher
Warrant Issued for Kingfisher Owner

Kingfisher bounced checks of 105 million rupees (£1.25m) to settle user fees at Hyderabad International Airport. Then the airline failed to appear in court, leading the local sessions court to issue an arrest warrant for Vijay Mallya, owner of Kingfisher Airline. Staff of Kingfisher Airline has not been paid for months. Debts are said... »

Will Kingfisher Airlines Survive?

Friday, October 5, 2012
By George Hatcher

Unable to pay its crews, Kingfisher Airlines grounded its fleet this week. Employees are in the midst of a strike and things aren’t looking good. Lenders refused funding, and employees can’t expect getting their full salaries in the foreseeable future. The biggest hurdle to getting permission to fly will be running the gauntlet of... »

Kingfisher Struck by Baggage Cart

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Kingfisher Airlines ATR en route from Madras to Bangalore Where: Madras India When: Sept 26, 2012 Who: 48 aboard Why: A baggage cart collided with a Kingfisher Airlines flight taxiing on the runway. There were 48 passengers aboard at the time. Pilots were taxiing to the runway for takeoff when the truck intruded... »

Kingfisher Airlines Edging Closer to Oblivion

Thursday, March 22, 2012
By George Hatcher

Banks are refusing to lend the debt-laden Kingfisher Airlines funding, and they are scrambling to keep afloat. They owe over 1.3 billion. All international operations will be discontinued by April. Kingfisher submitted a plan of operation twenty planes making 125 daily flights but it remains to be seen if India will let it fly.... »

Kingfisher runs out of Gas

Friday, July 22, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Kingfisher en route from Colombo Where: Chennai When: July 19, 2011 Who: 132 passengers, 6 crew Why: While en route, the plane ran out of gas. The pilot was supposed to circle the airport but that was not possible. The pilot explained his situation and ATC gave him permission to land although the... »

Kingfisher Flight makes Emergency Landing

Sunday, July 3, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Kingfisher en route from Delhi to Mumbai Where: Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi When: July 2, 2011, 9:08 a.m. Who: 118 passengers and eight crew members Why: The flight took off from Delhi but then an alarm went off, causing the pilot to declare an emergency and return to the airport. The pilot... »

Kingfisher Snag Diverts Bangkok Flight to Kolkata

Monday, May 30, 2011
By George Hatcher
Kingfisher Snag Diverts Bangkok Flight to Kolkata

What: Kingfisher Airlines en route from Delhi to Bangkok Where: NSC Bose International Airport, Kolkata, India When: May 29, 3011 4:00 am Why: The flight made an emergency landing at NSC after what is called a “technical snag.” Passengers were provided another Kingfisher flight. Download article as PDF »

Mumbai: Kingfisher Makes Emergency Landing

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Kingfisher en route from Mumbai to Bhubaneshwar Where: Mumbai When: Jan 19, 2011 Who: 117 passengers Why: After taking off at 1:51, the pilot received a “cautionary systems alert,” declared emergency at 2:31 and returned to Mumbai at 3:15 where he made a safe landing. No injuries or damage to the plane was... »

Kingfisher Emergency Landing in Mumbai

Friday, October 22, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Kingfisher Airbus A320-200 en route from Hyderabad to Mumbai Where: Mumbai, India When: Oct 21 2010 Who: 136 aboard Why: On final approach to Mumbai, the plane incurred a bird strike which struck the landing gear. The plane made a safe landing at Mumbai, although there was some damage to the plane. Everyone... »

Kingfisher Birdstrike in Mumbai

Saturday, October 9, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Kingfisher Airlines A320 en route from Mumbai to New Delhi Where: Mumbai When: Oct 8 2010, Who: 120 passengers Why: After takeoff, the flight incurred a bird strike. The crew made an emergency landing back in Mumbai. Passengers disembarked, and will be provided an alternative flight. Meanwhile, maintenance will be examining any damage... »

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