Kingfisher Airlines is offering UK travellers increased options to India following the launch of a non-stop daily London Heathrow – New Delhi service.
The new route, which launched on March 28th, is the first international service from New Delhi for Kingfisher Airlines. Operated with the latest Airbus A330-200 in a two-class configuration, the outbound flight departs London Heathrow at 21.05 arriving New Delhi at 10.20am local time. The return service departs New Delhi at 13.20 arriving London Heathrow at 18.10 local time.
The New Delhi launch increases Kingfisher Airlines UK connectivity to 14 flights a week, joining the established daily service from Heathrow to Mumbai. The new route also offers increased connections to 63 cities across India via Kingfisher Airlines extensive domestic network, as well as onward travel options to destinations beyond India.
Dr. Vijay Mallya, Chairman and CEO, Kingfisher Airlines Limited said, “I am delighted to announce the launch of Kingfisher’ Airlines’ maiden international service out of New Delhi. We have set new standards in international travel with the unique Kingfisher experience that has earned us a 5 star rating from Skytrax. Our guests who fly with us can look forward to unique levels of comfort, entertainment including live television and fine dining options on board together with the warmest Indian hospitality offered by a handpicked and extensively trained crew. International traffic demand in and out of India remains robust and the unique ties between Britain and India generate attractive additional opportunities”.
The new London route forms part of an extensive international expansion strategy for Kingfisher Airlines with the recent launch of a New-Delhi Hong Kong service on April 7th.