Kingfisher Airlines


Kingfisher Airlines Limited, India was one of India’s leading airlines, operating more than 100 flights a day with a wide network of destinations. During 2009, Kingfisher Airlines had acquired the highest market share among airlines in India. The Airline ushered in a new era of luxury in India’s domestic aviation sector with its brand new aircraft and extraordinary service on ground as well as in the air.


Aurion IMOS (2009) – Post Merger Integration – Kingfisher Airlines & Air Deccan

Aurion Aviation Advisors undertook the post merger integration between Kingfisher Airlines & Air Deccan, post the acquisition of Air Deccan by Kingfisher Airlines. It utilized IMOS to structure the entire project and ensure seamless operational integration between two air carriers. Aurion Aviation Advisors engineered tremendous synergy in operations, along with interoperability during the post merger integration. The entire process of post-merger integration was achieved ahead of target timelines.

Aurion Turnkey (2009) – Kingfisher Airlines IOSA Accreditation

Aurion Aviation Advisors commenced the IATA Operational Safety Audit accreditation process through Aurion Turnkey – a product that has been specifically designed to aid organizations achieve strategic objectives without disturbing the flow of everyday operations.

Aurion Aviation Advisors provided end-to-end IOSA facilitation to Kingfisher Airlines in order to achieve IOSA accreditation. It commenced the process by training the auditees along with the senior management, as regards the audit process and followed it up by a comprehensive gap analysis exercise. Based upon the gap analysis, Aurion Aviation Advisors then went about structuring the manuals and complementary documentation for the audit along with the conduct of a number of trail audits to ensure that all process changes had been documented and implemented effectively. Aurion Aviation Advisors provided on-site support during the conduct of the actual audit and finally assisted Kingfisher Airlines in the development of corrective action for the absolutely minimal number of findings that were raised by the auditors.