October 1, 2012 / 6:22 AM / 5 years ago

Aviation regulator says "examining" Kingfisher situation

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.

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

    “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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