Kingfisher vs Kingfisher Red
Although both Kingfisher and Kingfisher Red are airline groups based in India, they show differences between them. The domestic classes also show differences between them. The domestic Kingfisher First is characterized by 48 inch seat pitch whereas Kingfisher Red is Kingfisher Airline’s low-cost class on domestic routes.
Passengers are served complimentary in flight meals and bottled water in Kingfisher Red. Passengers are provided with bottled lemonade in addition to meals in Kingfisher. Passengers can go through various international magazines and newspapers in Kingfisher, whereas passengers are provided only with the Cine Blitz magazine in Kingfisher Red.
Kingfisher cabins are provided with steaming ironing service whereas this facility is not found in Kingfisher Red. It is interesting to note that both the types of airlines are provided with laptop and mobile phone chargers on every seat.
Passengers are given BOSE noise cancellation headphones in Kingfisher whereas they are not given this facility in Kingfisher Red. 16 live TV channels are provided in Kingfisher whereas this facility is absent in Kingfisher Red.
It is interesting to note that Kingfisher Red passengers are provided with extra facilities in return of their choice for Kingfisher Red. They can earn frequent flyer miles for all tickets booked on Kingfisher Red. These are called King Miles. Passengers earn this facility or incentive through the King Club loyalty program. This program is run by the Kingfisher airlines. This particular King Miles is not offered in the other Kingfisher airliners.
It is important to know that Kingfisher Red was previously known by the name of Simplifly Deccan and before that as Air Deccan. As a matter of fact the Kingfisher Red has its headquarters in Mumbai in India. Kingfisher Red is facing a tough competition from SpiceJet, Jet Lite, Go Air and IndiGo Airlines which are also low-cost airliners.