Kingfisher Airlines has cut 300 jobs and returned two aircraft to lessors, the carrier confirmed. A spokesperson told the Press Trust of India that 300 employees "have chosen to move on" as a result of a "concerted companywide effort aimed at minimizing the impact of the ongoing turbulence faced by the aviation industry." It was unclear how many were Kingfisher employees and how many were with Deccan, which is being absorbed by the former. It told the Business Standard that the move is "part ...

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