On Wednesday, India's Kingfisher Airlines
launched daily non-stop flights between Hong Kong and Mumbai. The
airline is operating the service with brand new Airbus A330-200
Kingfisher Airlines flight IT 072 departed Hong
Kong International Airport at 14:05 with a 17:50 scheduled arrival
time in Mumbai. The plane had earlier arrived in Hong Kong with the
first flight from Mumbai, IT 071, taking off from Mumbai at
22:55 arriving in Hong Kong at 08:05, local time.
Today, the airline launches flights between
Singapore and Mumbai. The launch of flights from India to Hong
Kong and Singapore marks the first time that Kingfisher Airlines
will fly to East Asia. Hong Kong will be the 6th international
destination to be served by Kingfisher Airlines.
“A growing number of travellers from Hong Kong and the Greater
China region are demanding more choice, greater luxury and better
value for money when choosing flights for business and leisure
trips to India. There is tremendous potential for this route which
Kingfisher Airlines is committed to developing with its new
aircraft and superior service. With our award-winning service, our
flights will offer guests who travel on these routes, a truly
five-star, world-class flying experience,” said Mr. AK Ravi
Nedungadi, Director, Kingfisher Airlines Limited, who is also
President and CFO, The UB Group.
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