Kingfisher employees’ takes their battle to Mallya’s Royal Challengers

New Delhi/May 7
In their ongoing struggle for unpaid salaries, the employees of beleaguered Kingfisher airlines took their battle to airlines owner Vijay Mallya’s Royal Challengers when they stopped the team bus at Delhi Airport in the evening today and even booed its captain Virat Kohli.
Kingfisher Airlines employee weren’t paid their salaries for months and over 350 employees, mostly pilots and engineers, are on protest against management over delay in salary payments.
But on Tuesday, the airlines employees decided to take the battle to Vijay Mallya’s IPL team Royal Challengers Bengalore in support of their demand of salary payments and reportedly, stopped the team bus carrying players along with its owner.
“Kingfisher Airlines employees, reportedly, booed Royal Challenger team’s captain Virat Kohli when he arrived here along with the team for a match with Delhi Daredevils scheduled for May 10 at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium,” said a source.
Kingfisher Airlines is running into losses of around Rs 8,000 crore and while it has outstanding debt of around Rs 7000 from a consortium of 17 banks led by State Bank of India (SBI).
Earlier on Monday, SBI had said that they have recovered around Rs 800-1000 crore from Kingfisher Airlines and further recovering of remaining will done in coming days.