Monday, August 10, 2009

Flights from India to Thailand

India's only Five Star airline rated by Skytrax, Kingfisher Airlines, today announced the launch of daily direct flights between Calcutta and Bangkok from August 14, 2009. After London, Colombo, Dhaka and Dubai, Bangkok will be the fifth international destination on the international flights network of Kingfisher Airlines.

The flights are conveniently timed with the flight from Calcutta, IT 021 leaving at 11:20 am and reaching Bangkok at 3:15 pm, local time. The return flight, IT 022 will take off from Bangkok at 4:30 pm and reach Kolkata at 5:45 pm. Kingfisher Airlines’ flights will operate from Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok.

The launch of this new route will mark the first time that Kingfisher Airlines will be commencing flights from India to South East Asia. The Calcutta - Bangkok flights will be operated using the A320 family of aircraft featuring Kingfisher Class, the premium economy service from Kingfisher Airlines. The award-winning Kingfisher Experience includes onboard comforts so that guests are able to relax in most comfortable seats in the sky with a wide seat pitch and ample room to stretch their legs. Moreover, the delectable cuisine will ensure that guests have a wide spread of mouth-watering options and a perfect accompaniment from a selection of wines and spirits on board. The In-Flight Entertainment system offers enthralling world-class entertainment with a personal system on every seat featuring the latest blockbuster movies, English and Hindi TV programmes and Kingfisher Radio.

Commenting on the launch of the sixth international route of Kingfisher Airlines since January 2009, Mr. Siva Ramachandran, Vice President - Global Sales, Kingfisher Airlines Limited said, “I am delighted to announce that Kingfisher Airlines will soon be launching flights between
Calcutta and Bangkok. Besides catering to entrepreneurs, traders and leisure traffic, the flights on this new route will offer emerging traffic segments like MICE-meetings, incentives, conventions and expositions amongst others. The services on this new route will offer traders and entrepreneurs who frequently travel to Bangkok, a truly world-class flying experience. For travelers flying in from Bangkok, they will now have the added advantage of convenient connectivity to onward destinations in India thanks to the large and unparalleled route network of Kingfisher Airlines.”