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Kingfisher Airlines Inks Alliance with Citibank Cards

King Club Members who hold Citibank Cards to earn free flights faster

Mumbai, April 2, 2009: Kingfisher Airlines, India’s market-leading airline today announced that it has inked an alliance with Citibank Cards. The association will benefit members of King Club, the frequent flyer programme of Kingfisher Airlines and Citibank cardholders who are King Club members. King Club members who hold a Citibank credit card can now convert their reward points into King Miles and redeem the same for award flights on Kingfisher Airlines or its partner airlines.

Commenting on this alliance, Ms. Anshu Sarin, General Manager, King Club, Kingfisher Airlines Limited said, “At King Club, our vision is to deliver pioneering and innovative benefits to our members, in collaboration with leading national and international brands. Our alliance with Citibank is yet another initiative that offers our guests an opportunity to enjoy a range of exclusive privileges and benefits. King Club has been constantly expanding the range of partners so that King Club members have varied opportunities to earn King Miles and earn their free flights faster. With our strong portfolio of more than 35 select programme partners, we endeavor to offer true value to our members and make the King Club programme more engaging and rewarding.”

King Club members, who hold Citibank Credit Cards, may now convert their Reward Points towards King Miles in the ratio as mentioned below.

 

Citibank Credit Card

Reward Points

King Miles

 

Ultima

100

250

 

Platinum

100

250

 

Diners Club International

100

100

 

Gold

100

100

 

Silver

100

75


As a part of the launch offer, King Club is offering 20% Bonus King Miles on transfers effected before 9th May 2009. Cardholders need to ensure that they transfer minimum points to result in atleast 5000 Partner King Miles (excluding Bonus King Miles). To convert their Reward Points to King Miles, Citibank Credit Card holders may call on the Citi helpline numbers, and quote their King Club membership number to be credited with the equivalent King Miles. Members need to accumulate a minimum of 250 reward points before converting to King Miles.

The detailed conditions that apply can be viewed on line at www.flykingfisher.com/kingclub. The conversion offers are valid for cardholders in India only.

About Kingfisher Airlines:

Kingfisher Airlines is India’s first and only 5-Star airline, rated by Skytrax, and the only one to offer a premium first class. Besides being the first and only airline in India to offer in-flight entertainment on every seat, Kingfisher offers LIVE TV with 16 channels of live and exciting content. The airline has received numerous awards for innovation, customer responsiveness and was voted the “Best New Airline of the Year”, within months of its launch. Kingfisher Airlines is a part of the UB Group that is one of India’s largest conglomerates with diverse interests and a global presence. The UB Group is also the largest Indian alcoholic beverages (beer and spirits) company and the third largest drinks group in the world.

Kingfisher Airlines covers all segments of air travel from low fares to premium service and offers most flights by any single airline network in India. With the launch of Mumbai –Solapur sector Kingfisher Airlines will now connect 69 cities with a fleet of 75 aircraft and operate over 400 flights a day.

About King Club:

King Club, the frequent flyer programme of Kingfisher Airlines, has today come to be regarded as one of the most rewarding programme in its space and offers its members an unparalleled level of ‘earn and redeem’ benefits. King Club programme partners include leading international airlines, credit cards, luxury and business hotels, investment and insurance companies, telecom service providers, lifestyle brands, car rental providers, publishing brands and more. King Club member enjoy a range of exclusive privileges and benefits across 3 tiers of membership level - King Gold , King Silver and King Red. For more details visit www.flykingfisher.com/kingclub


For further information contact:
Shefali Mehta IPAN 98194 10990

shefali.mehta@ipan.com

Sabina Lama IPAN 98195 92389 Sabina.lama@ipan.com
Landline: +91-22-4066 1781

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