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Kingfisher Airlines

Kingfisher airlines is a subsidiary of UB Group, headed by Dr. Vijay Mallya. The airline was started in 2005 and has captured a 10% share of domestic market. It has a total fleet of 37 including three airbus A 320 aircrafts. Kingfisher Airlines is also the first Indian airline to order the Airbus A380.

The airline offers several unique services to its customers including personal valet at the airport to assist in baggage handling and boarding, exclusive lounges with private space, accompanied with refreshments and music at the airport, audio and video on-demand, with extra-wide personalized screens in the aircraft, and three-course gourmet cuisine.
In just over two years, Kingfisher Airlines has achieved a market share of 10% and has one of the most aggressive expansion plans of all Indian carriers during 2007. In Jun-07, it dramatically increased its influence in the market with the acquisition of a 26% shareholding in India's largest LCC, Air Deccan, for approximately USD130 million, and an open offer for a further 20%. The airline operates on core values of safety, happiness, service, teamwork and accountability.