Kingfisher Airlines crowned the ‘Best Indian Airline’ in UK

Kingfisher Airlines was presented with the award at the reputed Business Traveller Awards 2011

Mumbai, October 3, 2011 - Kingfisher Airlines, India’s most awarded airline, is pleased to announce that it has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Best Indian Airline’ award at the Business Traveller Awards 2011 ceremony. The award acknowledges and celebrates Kingfisher Airlines’ outstanding performance and contribution to business travel and the hospitality industry, affirming its position as UK’s No.1 Indian airline. Ms. Rachel Finn, General Manager - UK and Europe, Kingfisher Airlines Limited, accepted the award on behalf of Kingfisher Airlines at a glittering event held in London.

Elated at this recognition, Mr. Manoj Chacko, Executive Vice President-Commercial, Kingfisher Airlines Limited commented, “We are extremely happy and excited to be adjudged the ‘Best Indian Airline’ by Business Traveller magazine. It is a tremendous honour for Kingfisher Airlines to receive this prestigious award and we would like to thank our valued guests for bestowing the airline with this status. It is encouraging to see our commitment and service excellence being recognised. This recognition drives us to constantly innovate and develop unique offerings that makes Kingfisher Airlines United Kingdom’s most preferred Indian airline.”

The Business Traveller Awards 2011 reflect the highest accolade which discerning readers of the magazine bestow on travel and hospitality providers. They are based on the results from the yearly Readers’ Poll conducted in the UK and interpreted by market research leader Synovate and are widely recognised as the market’s benchmark for excellence. This year's awards were announced at a luncheon in the ballroom of Kensington’s Royal Garden hotel, and presented by author, journalist and radio and television presenter, Mr. John Humphrys.

The airline has won an impressive line-up of prestigious international awards from Aviation Experts, Travel and Tourism Writers for innovation and customer responsiveness. Kingfisher remains India’s most awarded airline.

About Kingfisher Airlines:

Kingfisher is a part of the UB Group, one of India’s largest conglomerates with diverse interests and a global presence. Kingfisher Airlines offers the biggest network in India with over 350 daily flights connecting 59 cities of which 11 are served only by Kingfisher. The airline also flies to 8 international destinations — Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, London, Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu. For more information or to make reservations, call your Travel Agent, visit us online at

According to the Skytrax research summary, the young airline that has already captured the hearts of millions of Indians, as the carrier’s very ethos is all about delivering the highest standards of guest service; in other words, the summary said, “a well-balanced product is now in place for Indian domestic and international routes, and standards of service delivery are extremely well ranked”.

For further information on Kingfisher Airlines, members of the media may contact:
Shefali Mehta, IPAN Hill and Knowlton
Tel: 022-40661781