TOP 10 AIRWAYS OF INDIA – KINGFISHER AIRLINES
Kingfisher Airlines offers ultimate comfort and is ranked second in the list with a market share of 20%. It was established in 2003 and is owned by Vijay Mallya, also the head of the Bangalore based United Breweries Group. The main idea of the group is to make the journey memorable and not just a mere experience of flying from one place to another. The group started international operations in 2005 and Vijay Mallya employees around 7500 employees.
Kingfisher Airlines is one of the only seven airlines awarded 5 star rating by Skytrax along with the Cathay Pacific, Qatar Airways, Asiana Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Hainan Airlines, Kingfisher operates more than 375 daily flights to 71 destinations, with regional and long haul international services provide .In May 2009, Kingfisher Airlines carried more than 1 million passengers, giving it the highest market share among airlines in India.
The Frequent-flyer program of Kingfisher Airlines is called the King Club in which members earn King Miles every time they fly with Kingfisher or its partner airlines, hotels, car rental, finance and lifestyle businesses and more. There are four levels in the scheme : Red, Silver, Gold and Platinum card levels. Members can redeem points for over a number of schemes. Platinum, Gold and Silver members enjoy access to the Kingfisher Lounge, priority check-in, excess baggage allowance, bonus miles, and 3 Kingfisher First upgrade vouchers for Gold membership. Platinum members get 5 upgrade vouchers are also.