Mumbai, August 20, 2009 – Kingfisher Airlines, India's only Five Star airline rated by Skytrax, today announced the launch of Kingfisher e-Coupons, a paperless form of payment which can be utilized to buy tickets on Kingfisher Airlines. Guests can buy Kingfisher e-Coupons in multiples of four, six or eight based on their travel requirements in all three classes of service i.e. Kingfisher First, Kingfisher Class and Kingfisher Red. This service will provide guests with a convenient option to buy these e-Coupons at a fixed price and use the same for their travel requirements.
Commenting on the launch of this new initiative Mr. Prakash Mirpuri, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Kingfisher Airlines Limited said, "Kingfisher e-Coupons is yet another endeavor by Kingfisher Airlines to offer our guests unparalleled service and convenience. Kingfisher e-Coupons offer better value for money as compared to regular tickets and come with the option of being transferable, whereby they can be gifted and utilized by friends and relatives. With the introduction of the Kingfisher e-Coupons offering, guests who have a high-frequency of travel will be greatly benefitted as they will now have the option to buy multiple Kingfisher e-Coupons at a time. The simplicity and the convenience of the e-Coupons will make it a compelling ticketing channel. "
To avail of Kingfisher e-Coupons, Guests can choose from the available list of e-Coupon products after giving personal details such as name, email id and mobile number. When a guest buys the e-Coupons, a set of e-Coupon numbers along with the PIN number and log-in credentials would be sent to the Guest through email and SMS. Using the log-in credentials, the Guest can log on to www.flykingfisher.com and use the e-Coupon to book their flight. Every Kingfisher e-Coupon will have distinct features and will be sold through various channels of sale namely Kingfisher Airport office, Kingfisher City Ticketing office or any certified Kingfisher Airlines IATA approved Travel agent. Kingfisher e-Coupon will also be made available on the Kingfisher Airlines website shortly.
To book an e-ticket using Kingfisher e-Coupons, the Guest will need to log on to the Kingfisher Airlines website (www.flykingfisher.com) and click on Kingfisher e-Coupon sub-head under the ‘Plan and book’ link. Guest will be led to the Kingfisher e-Coupon page wherein they will have to enter their login id and password which was shared with them by Kingfisher Airlines at time of purchasing the Kingfisher e-Coupons. Once the details are entered, Guests will be directed to the ‘My Account’ page wherein they will be able to check all the coupon details. Guest could click on the booking page and select the sectors they intend to fly and clicks on one of the coupons for booking. Kingfisher Airlines system will validate the booking and a PNR will be generated. The details of the bookings will be mailed to Guest.
Kingfisher Airlines has blazed a trail of innovations and introduced a range of market-firsts that have completely redefined the whole experience of flying. By elevating its customers to a level of being ‘guests’ and not just passengers, Kingfisher Airlines has endeared itself to consumers.
About Kingfisher Airlines:
Kingfisher Airlines is India's only Five Star airline rated by Skytrax, and the only one to offer premium first class service on domestic routes. Besides being the first and only airline in India to offer in-flight entertainment on every seat, Kingfisher offers LIVE TV on many domestic routes in India 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 offers the maximum number of flights offered by any single airline network in India. Kingfisher Airlines has a fleet of 73 aircraft and connects 70 cities across India and abroad and currently flies to 5 international destinations. It has over 370 daily departures on its domestic route network with 94 flights a week on its international route network.
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