Kingfisger signs up with Galileo

Kingfisher Airlines is entering into a tie-up with Galileo so it can access its travel agent network. Galileo has access to 65 per cent of the IATA travel agent base in India and connects close to about 50,000 agents across the world.

A press release said that the agreement will allow Kingfisher Airlines to further strengthen its width and depth of penetration.

“The travel agent plays an important role in helping the air travellers choose his airlines and with Kingfisher Airlines strong expansion plans, we are pleased to leverage Galileo’s global reach and travel agents,” Kingfisher Airlines Chairman and Managing Director Vijay Mallya said.

With the agreement, Kingfisher Airlines’ fares and inventory would be available on the Galileo global distribution system platform, the release said.