Kingfisher Airlines will launch non stop scheduled service from its Delhi base to Dubai. The route will commence from April 24 and will be operated on a daily rotation with A320 aircraft. Kingfisher currently serves Dubai from Bangalore on a daily rotation
Kingfisher will face strong competition on the sector which includes the following carriers;
- Emirates- 28 x weekly
- Jet AIrways 7x weekly
- Air India 7x weekly
- GMG Airlines 5x weekly
IATA BSP data (Airport IS) shows that over 519,000 flew the route in the 12 month period between Dec 08-09 with Emirates leading the way with a 45% market share.