Kingfisher is ready for London
The advertisement announcing the launch of the international operations of UB Groups' Kingfisher Airlines between Bangalore and London on 3rd September 2008.
Kingfisher Airlines is positioning its inaugural international link between Bangalore and London as a premium service, as it takes on British Airways, its main rival on the route.Travel industry sources also said that nearly two-thirds of the British carrier’s passengers stop over in London en route to other destinations. Kingfisher is expected to announce in a few days alliances with international carriers so that its passengers to London can link up for onward travel. As Kingfisher spreads wings internationally, a non-stop flight from Bangalore to San Francisco on the US west coast is also on the cards. Kingfisher says first-class passengers on its Airbus A330-220 link between Bangalore and London can expect, among other things, an inseat massager, five-course meals, a social area with a bar and even a spectacle-cleaning service! The flight from Bangalore will leave at 8.40 am and arrive at London Heathrow’s Terminal 4 at 2.50 pm, local time. The return flight will depart Heathrow at 10.05 pm and arrive in Bangalore the next day at 12.35 pm, local time.Bangalore will be the hub for Kingfisher’s wide-bodied aircrafts and international operations.