Kingfisher staff ready to wait for their pending salaries?

Mumbai, Apr 22: After the Kingfisher airlines employees' agitated on non-payment of salaries, the debt-ridden airlines on Saturday, Apr 21, said that a negotiation is going on between the airline and the agitating staff to come up with a solution.

"We are in constant touch and hopeful of resolving the situation soon. Only 200 employees were not paid due to some technical glitch. We are trying to ascertain the reasons and are confident of resolving them soon," Kingfisher official said.

According to the official, the airline has asked ICICI Bank to clear the pending dues of agitating employees.

"We have asked them (ICICI) to let us know how did the 200 employees not get paid. And if there is a problem from our side we will resolve it," the official said.

Airport sources said, the flight operations are not disrupted due to the agitation.

On Apr 3, Kingfisher Chairman Vijay Mallya wrote to his staff, giving assurance that their pending dues would be cleared in a phased manner from April 4. But the management failed to fulfill their commitment.

Meanwhile, over 200 Kingfisher engineer did not report to duty on Saturday, Apr 21, as their pending dues are not cleared.

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