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.