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Kingfisher Airlines Launches 5 New Flights


Becomes The First And Only Airline To Offer Connectivity To Both Jabalpur & Belgaum From Mumbai



Mumbai, December 27, 2010- Kingfisher Airlines, India's only Five star airline rated by Skytrax, today announced the launch of five new flights on its domestic route network.

The new flights to be introduced are:
• Mumbai – Jabalpur
• Jabalpur – Indore
• Indore – Mumbai
• Mumbai – Belgaum
• Belgaum – Mumbai

Commenting on the launch of these new routes, Mr Manoj Chacko, Executive Vice President – Commercial, Kingfisher Airlines Limited said, "I'm delighted to announce the launch of the third wave of new flights in our winter schedule. Kingfisher Airlines is the first and only airline, to offer connectivity to both Jabalpur and Belgaum from Mumbai. These flights are open for sale from today. The flights to Belgaum will commence from January 10, 2011 while the flights from Mumbai to Jabalpur and Indore will commence from January 24, 2011. The new flights will offer excellent connections between important cities of India and key metropolitan cities and will further expand the reach of our strong domestic network.”

With the launch of the flights to Belgaum, guests travelling from New Delhi, Hyderabad & Chennai will get convenient connections to Belgaum via Mumbai while guests flying from Belgaum to Mumbai will get easy onward connections to New Delhi, Chennai and Hyderabad. Besides this, guests travelling from Belgaum to Mumbai will now have good connectivity with the Kingfisher Airlines flight from Mumbai to Dubai while international guests coming in from London Heathrow and Bangkok will now have a good connecting option to travel onwards from Mumbai to Belgaum.

The launch of flights to Jabalpur and Indore will mean that guests from Bangalore, Hyderabad, Hubli, Chennai, New Delhi and Ahmedabad will now get very good connections to Jabalpur and Indore via Mumbai. Similarly guests from Jabalpur and Indore flying in to Mumbai will have convenient connecting options for onward travel to Hubli, Bangalore, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad.

Kingfisher Airlines caters to all segments of air travel ranging from the low fare service – Kingfisher Red, to the premium economy service – Kingfisher Class, to the luxurious Kingfisher First. As India's market leading airline, Kingfisher Airlines offer the maximum number of flights offered by any single airline network in India. Kingfisher Airlines today flies to 59 cities in India and 8 international destinations and has over 360 daily departures with a fleet of 66 aircraft.

Flight No
Origin
Destination
Departs
Arrives
Aircraft Type
Frequency
IT 3133
Mumbai
Jabalpur
12:15 pm
1:45 pm
A320 Family
Daily
IT 3133
Jabalpur
Indore
2:15 pm
3:05 pm
A320 Family
Daily
IT 3133
Indore
Mumbai
3:35 pm
4:55 pm
A320 Family
Daily
IT 4131
Mumbai
Belgaum
1:20 pm
2:40 pm
ATR
Daily
IT 4132
Belgaum
Mumbai
3:10 pm
4:30 pm
ATR
Daily

About Kingfisher Airlines:

Kingfisher Airlines is India’s only Five Star Airline rated by Skytrax and the only one to offer a premium first class service on domestic routes. Besides being the first airline in India to offer in-flight entertainment, Kingfisher offers LIVE TV with 16 channels of live and exciting content. 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 Airlines also offers its valued guests the king of all frequent flyer programmes – King Club. This unique loyalty programme offers the fastest way to earn free tickets along with unparalleled rewards and benefits.

In September 2008, Kingfisher Airlines launched international services and currently offers services to London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu. Kingfisher Airlines is a part of the UB Group that is one of India’s largest conglomerates with diverse interests and a global presence.


For further information, members of the media may contact:

Shefali Mehta
IPAN Hill and Knowlton
Mobile: 022-40661781
email: smehta@ipanhillandknowlton.com

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