Kingfisher Airlines is an Indian-based airline group founded in 2003. Its primary hub is in Bangalore in Southern India, while its head office is in Kingfisher House in Mumbai. Kingfisher Airlines flights operate in over 70 destinations worldwide. The airline is one of only six to have received the prestigious five-star rating from Skytrax, the others being Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Asiana Airlines and Cathay Pacific.
Kingfisher Airlines flights from the UK depart from London Heathrow Airport to Delhi and Mumbai. Cheap flights from Kingfisher Airlines to India can take approximately eight to nine hours in duration. The airline has a fleet of nearly 70 aircraft built by the European manufacturer Airbus.
Online check-in for Kingfisher Airlines is available from 24 hours prior to departure. Passengers should check in at the airport at least 60 minutes before the flight.
The carry-on baggage limit on Kingfisher Airlines flights is limited to one bag per person with a maximum of 7kg. The bag should not exceed the 115cm for the length + width + height. Checked luggage limits are 30kg for First Class and 20kg in Business and Economy.
The seat pitch on Kingfisher Airlines flights to long-haul destinations is 32 inches in Economy and 78 inches in First Class.
Frequent Flyer Programme
The frequent flyer programme at Kingfisher Airlines is called King Club. Members receive a range of benefits and special offers including air miles and promotional deals from King Club partners.
Kingfisher Airlines information centre recently confirmed that the airline has become a member elect of the Oneworld alliance, joining founding members British Airways, Canadian Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Quantas in one of the world’s biggest airline alliances. The implementation process of gaining full membership is expected to take 18 to 24 months.