Aviation regulator says "examining" Kingfisher situation

NEW DELHI Mon Oct 1, 2012 12:04pm IST

Kingfisher Airlines customers wait in a check-in queue at Mumbai's domestic airport March 20, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash/Files

Kingfisher Airlines customers wait in a check-in queue at Mumbai's domestic airport March 20, 2012.

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The civil aviation regulator is "examining" the situation at Kingfisher Airlines(KING.NS) after the ailing carrier was forced to cancel several flights on Monday due to employee unrest, an official at the regulator told Reuters.

"We are considering, examining the whole situation," Arun Mishra, the Director General of Civil Aviation, said over the telephone.

No Kingfisher flight is operating at the moment, Mishra added.

(Reporting by Anurag Kotoky ;Editing by Sunil Nair)

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