"Nobody has gone on strike. They have all been paid their salaries. There was some problem with the banks," Mallya told reporters outside the Parliament.
Around 200 engineers of the crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines had struck work on Saturday last in protest against non-payment of their salaries.
He, however, accepted that a small fraction of them had gone on protest, saying "200 employees out of 7,000" had gone on a protest action.
Mallya also blamed the media for "blowing things out of proportion".
Earlier this month, Kingfisher averted a fresh crisis by paying up dues to its employees, including pilots, cabin crew and engineers, who had struck work over non-payment of salaries disrupting flight schedules.