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The worst may be behind Kingfisher


Kingfisher Airlines has experienced a challenging couple of years but there are some signs emerging that the worst may be behind it. The carrier, which launched in May 2005 has plotted a remarkable growth trajectory. It was already pursuing strong organic expansion in its own right, when it announced plans in 2007 to acquire Air Deccan. As a result, within the space of less than three years the airline had grown to a fleet of 89 aircraft, a rate perhaps unparalleled in global aviation. [728 words]

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  • Kingfisher Airlines Fleet Size as at 31 March
  • LCC Domestic Market Share (January of each Year)
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