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The first Kingfisher Airbus A330. Image copyright Devesh Agarwal.

Kingfisher Airlines first Airbus A330 arrives at BIAL

Kingfisher Airlines received its first wide body Airbus A330 today. The magnificent machine touched down at 10:05am IST at the Bengaluru International Airport (BIAL) on June 20, 2008.

It received the traditional water cannon salute from the fire trucks at BIAL.

However, everything is being kept low key, since Dr. Vijay Mallya is not in town. I am looking forward to the August launch of the international services by Kingfisher.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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