While shoring up its domestic presence with its pending acquisition of Air Deccan, Kingfisher Airlines has big long-haul plans as well, including a possible alliance tie-up, Chairman and CEO Vijay Mallya said at this week's IATA AGM in Vancouver. "The delivery of our long-haul fleet of five A340-500s will be starting in February 2008," he said, which will lead to the launch of daily nonstop flights from Bangalore to San Francisco in April and New York JFK in June. "Our [A340-500] will have a ...

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