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11th, May 2006
Kingfisher Airlines sets up a city ticketing office in the heart of New Delhi       

Visit Kingfisher Airlines’ Sales Office for a ticket to the Good Times

 

New Delhi, May 11, 2006—Kingfisher Airlines, India’s fastest growing private carrier, today inaugurated a City Ticketing Office at N-42, Connaught Place in New Delhi. Kingfisher Airlines guests can now enjoy the convenience of ticketing while ensconced in the lap of luxury. Personalized attention, warm and friendly service and fast responses will form the key features of this new initiative.

 

Speaking with media persons shortly after the inauguration of the new city ticketing office, Mr.Manoj Chacko, GM Sales, Kingfisher Airlines said, “In the short span of one year, Kingfisher Airlines has redefined the whole experience of flying and has been at the forefront of product and service innovation designed to make flying a delightful experience. On May 9th, we completed one successful year of operations and the inauguration of a ticketing office in the heart of New Delhi is Kingfisher Airlines’ way of making it more convenient for our guests to plan their trips and fly with us.”

 

Since it began operations in May 2005, Kingfisher Airlines has become India’s preferred carrier amongst discerning flyers who look for that extra touch to make their flight enjoyable. Connecting 15 Indian cities, Kingfisher Airlines operates 70 flights a day. Kingfisher Airlines currently operates 14 flights out of New Delhi and connects New Delhi with 6 destinations.

 

Kingfisher Airlines has recently introduced Kingfisher First, a premium service featuring the plushest Sleeperette seats in the Indian skies with a 48 inch pitch, a 125 degree recline, adjustable headrests and fully extendable footrests. In-flight entertainment has been taken to a new level with the latest Audio and Video on Demand system that is available on Kingfisher First. Air Travellers can now watch the biggest show in the Indian skies with the latest Hollywood and Hindi blockbusters, music videos & concerts, engaging video games and lots more. All these are available on extra-wide personalized video screens with the comfort of noise-cancelling stereo headphones.

 

Kingfisher Airlines recently placed an order for the ultra long haul A340-500 capable of flying non-stop from India to the United States of America. This recent order marks the countdown to the imminent commencement of international operations of Kingfisher Airlines. The first wide body aircraft of Kingfisher Airlines is due for delivery in 2007. Kingfisher Airlines is the only Indian carrier to have placed an order for the world’s largest wide-body - the A380, with five A380s on order. Kingfisher Airlines is also the first airline from India to have placed a firm order for the A350. Currently, the aircraft that have joined the fleet of Kingfisher Airlines include 8 brand new A320s, 3 brand new A319s and 2 brand new ATR 72-500s. Ten more aircraft are slated to join the fleet of Kingfisher Airlines during the remainder of calendar 2006. By the year 2010, Kingfisher Airlines will have 69 aircraft in its fleet.

 

 

 

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 agencyfaqs.com 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 traveller to a premium product- Kingfisher First, the finest experience in the Indian skies. For more information on Kingfisher Airlines log on to www.flykingfisher.com . Fly the Good Times with Kingfisher Airlines.

 

 

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
Email ritu.bararia@flykingfisher.com

 

PR Agency
Prakash Mirpuri, IPAN, Mumbai, Handphone + 91 98210 91715 / prakash@ipan.com

 

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