Kingfisher Airlines launches nine new domestic flights

June 11th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Liquor baron Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines has launched nine new flights on its domestic network connecting major metros to tier-II and III cities, the airline said Saturday.

“The launch of these nine new flights Friday will further strengthen our presence in the country as the airline with the largest domestic route network,” said Manoj Chacko, executive vice president, commercial, Kingfisher Airlines.

According to the company, its new expansion plan would allow the airline to provide first direct flight between Mumbai-Kolhapur (Maharashtra), New Delhi-Pantnagar (Uttarakhand) and Jabalpur-Indore (both in Madhya Pradesh).

“Kingfisher Airlines has also introduced direct flights between Mumbai and Thiruvanthapuram,” the company said in a statement.

The new flights would be operated on the company’s low-cost carrier (LCC) model - Kingfisher Red service - whose booking was already open, the statement added.

The airline operates 330 daily flights to 60 cities in India and eight international destinations with a fleet of 66 aircraft.

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