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Kingfisher Airlines Launches Direct Flights From Bengaluru to Mysore

The Hon. Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri B S Yeddyurappa and Dr. Vijay Mallya, MP and Chairman & Managing Director, Kingfisher Airlines Limited arrive at the Mysore airport on the inaugural flight from Bengaluru to commemorate the launch of Kingfisher Airlines Bangalore-Mysore route today.

    

Bengaluru, October 1, 2010 - Kingfisher Airlines, India’s only Five Star airline rated by Skytrax, today launched direct flights connecting Bengaluru and Mysore. The direct flights will operate daily except on Saturdays. The launch of this new route marks the first time that an airline will connect Mysore and Bengaluru.

The Hon. Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri B S Yeddyurappa and Dr. Vijay Mallya, MP and Chairman & Managing Director, Kingfisher Airlines Limited and a host of other dignitaries flew on the inaugural flight from Bengaluru to Mysore and back.

Commenting on the launch of this new route, Dr. Vijay Mallya, said, “I am delighted that we have commenced flights between Bengaluru and Mysore. The launch of this new route is an important milestone for Kingfisher Airlines and a very special moment for me personally given the place of pride that Mysore has in our glorious State. Our convenient flights will make it easier for people to travel to and from Mysore and connect with the vast network of Kingfisher Airlines via Bengaluru. Linking Mysore via air with Bengaluru and other key cities in India will provide an impetus to tourism, trade and commerce and make Mysore an even more attractive destination for the IT industry, tourists and others.”

Guests flying on this route can now look forward to the award-wining Kingfisher experience at very attractive and competitive fares. The flights between Bengaluru and Mysore are being operated using the ATR family of aircraft and will offer the Kingfisher Red service. The Kingfisher Red service is a unique class of low fare flying from Kingfisher Airlines and offers guests a whole host of benefits. The Kingfisher Red service features complimentary hot, delicious food and a choice of beverages, reading material, frequent flier privileges and multiple check-in options.

Kingfisher Airlines’ flight IT 2404 will depart from Bengaluru at 12 noon and arrive at Mysore at 12.45 pm. From Mysore, flight IT 2407 will depart at 2.20 pm and arrive at 3.10 pm in Bengaluru.

This new direct flight will offer travellers from Mysore a one-stop connection to Goa, Hyderabad, Mangalore, Pune, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Trivandrum, Kochi and Mumbai via Bengaluru. Travellers from Mumbai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Pune, New Delhi, Goa, Thiruvananthapuram, Mangalore and Kolkata will now have a convenient one-stop connection to fly to Mysore via Bengaluru.

Kingfisher Airlines caters to all segments of the air travel ranging from 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 offers the maximum number of flights offered by any single airline network in India. Kingfisher Airlines flies to 60 cities in India and 8 international destinations and has over 330 daily departures with a fleet of 66 aircraft. On its domestic network in India, there are a total of 38 routes, where Kingfisher Airlines is the only airline that offers flights on those routes.

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 flies to 58 cities in India and 8 international destinations and has over 330 departures a day. Kingfisher Airlines is a part of the UB Group that is one of India’s largest conglomerates with diverse interests and a global presence.

King Club is Kingfisher Airlines' frequent flyer program. King Club members can earn King Miles on Kingfisher Airlines and on more than 60 premium partners across verticals.. King Miles can be redeemed for free flights, upgrade to Kingfisher First on Kingfisher Airlines and host of various products on Air Boutique ONLINE. 

For more information, please visit http://www.flykingfisher.com



For Further Information about Kingfisher Airlines Ltd., please contact:
Shefali Mehta/ Sabina Lama
IPAN Hill and Knowlton
Tel: 022-40661781/ 40661779
Email:smehta@ipanhillandknowlton.com/slama@ipanhillandknowlton.com

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