Kingfisher Airlines To Debut International Services With Launch of India-UK Service
27th September, 2009
India`s Favourite Airline Goes Global with Daily Non-Stop Services Between Bangalore and London-Heathrow Now On Sale; Kingfisher Airlines Offers an Exquisite Travel Experience, Not Just Transportation
Mumbai: August 22, 2008 —Kingfisher Airlines, one of only six 5-Star airlines in the world, today announced that it would launch international service from India with the debut of daily non-stop flights between Bangalore and London-Heathrow on September 3, 2008. Tickets are now on sale for the new route.
Kingfisher Airlines will be the first airline to operate between India and UK with industry-leading in-flight entertainment including live TV channels such as BBC World, CNN International, Bloomberg and EuroSport/ESPN via satellite at every seat as well as some 357 hours of programming on 36 channels.
Along with impeccable cuisine by London`s famed Chutney Mary`s restaurant, Kingfisher Airlines offers guests innovative product offerings including mood lighting, web chat and email, USB connectors and in-seat plug/chargers throughout the aircraft. In Kingfisher First, pampered guests also enjoy in-seat massagers, a bar and bartender, a jacket pressing service, and even spectacles cleaning.
The flight from Bangalore will depart at 8.40 am and arrive at London Heathrow`s Terminal 4 at 2.50 pm, local time. The return flight will depart Heathrow at 10.05 pm and arrive in Bangalore the next day at 12.35 pm, local time. The flights will be operated using a brand new Airbus A330-200, widely billed as the best A330 ever built for any airline.
Dr. Vijay Mallya, Chairman and CEO, Kingfisher Airlines Limited said, ~I am delighted to announce the launch of Kingfisher Airlines’ maiden international service between Bangalore and London`s Heathrow airport. We will set new standards in international travel with the unique Kingfisher experience that has earned us a 5-star rating from Skytrax. Our customers are our guests, not passengers, and this is reflected in the unique levels of comfort and entertainment, including live television, and fine dining options on board together with the warmest Indian hospitality offered by a hand-picked and extensively trained crew”.
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