25th, May 2006
Beat the heat - Kingfisher Airlines introduces daily service between       

Kingfisher Airlines network expanded to 16 cities

Mumbai May 25, 2006- Kingfisher Airlines, India`s fastest growing private carrier, today launched daily service between Mumbai and Srinagar and direct daily service between Delhi and Srinagar.

With a daily flight in each direction, this new route will provide convenient service for business and leisure travelers alike. Kingfisher Airlines has launched these connections at the right time as more and more people from Mumbai and Delhi look to retreat to the cooler climes of Srinagar. With the launch of these new routes, Kingfisher Airlines will offer more than 70 flights daily connecting 16 cities. The finest experience in Indian skies - Kingfisher First is also being offered on these flights to cater to the upper-end of the air travel segment as well.

Commenting on the launch of these new routes, Dr. Vijay Mallya, Chairman and CEO, Kingfisher Airlines Limited said, "With the launch of this sector we have expanded our network further up North and provided our Delhi and Mumbai guests a solution to beat the heat in Kingfisher style. Kingfisher Airlines has completed a successful year of operations in the Indian skies, with a lot of firsts to its credit. We now service 16 cities across India and I assure you there`s much more to come."

"We believe this connectivity will boost business as well as leisure and tourist traffic. We expect to provide more connectivity and flight options across our network in the months ahead" said Manoj Chacko, General Manager - Sales, Kingfisher Airlines Limited.


About Kingfisher Airlines

Kingfisher Airlines is India`s first and only private airline to receive the prestigious, `Best New Airline of the Year` award in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East region from Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA). Kingfisher Airlines has also been voted as the 3rd Most Successful Brand Launch of the Year 2005, in the annual Brand Derby Survey conducted by India`s leading business daily-Business Standard. In another Survey conducted by and Brand Reporter, Kingfisher was voted as the 7th Buzziest Brand of 2005 amongst 2000 leading national and international brands. More recently, Kingfisher Airlines has bagged the "Service Excellence for a New Airline" award from Skytrax, a UK based specialist global air transport advisor.

The latest addition to the list of laurels is the "Best New Domestic Airline for Excellent Services and Cuisine" award from Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA), the biggest travel writers` organization, representing members from 70 countries across the globe, that conducts independent annual surveys across various industries related with Travel and Tourism in order to select the best in each category. Kingfisher Airlines commenced operations on May 9th, 2005 with a brand new fleet of aircraft. Kingfisher Airlines offers Full Service at True Value and promises an unparalleled experience to the Indian air traveler. On offer are extra-wide seats and spacious leg room, delicious gourmet meals, international-class cabin crew and a whole host of comforts and delights. Kingfisher Airlines also facilitates doorstep delivery of tickets on guest request. Kingfisher Airlines has further raised the bar by introducing the Indian business traveler to a premium product- Kingfisher First, the finest experience in the Indian skies. For more information on Kingfisher Airlines log on to Fly the Good Times with Kingfisher Airlines.


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For further information, members of the media may contact:

In Delhi

Ritu Bararia, Sr. Manager PR and Corporate Affairs,
Kingfisher Airlines Ltd
Handphone +91 93508 66639

PR Agency

Prakash Mirpuri, IPAN, Mumbai, Handphone + 91 98210 91715 /