In Bangalore with a secondary hub at Chennai, Deccan Airline is the first and the premier low cost carrier of India. Started by Captain Gopinath, Deccan Airlines operated its first flight on 23rd August 2003 from Bangalore to Hubli. The UB Group of the foremost liquor tycoon, Vijay Mallya acquired a stake of 26% of air Deccan Aviation ltd and renamed the airline as Simply fly Deccan.
The vibrant and colourful logo of Kingfisher painted on all the aircrafts of airDeccan Airline has given a new identity to this low cost carrier. Deccan Airlines offers lowest airfares with hordes of services that include new airport coaches, ticketing facility, free travel for infants, ticketing counters and complimentary water bottle so to add value to the Deccan’s experience of every passenger. Connecting all metros to the smaller towns and cities with in India, Deccan airlines continue to serve the low fare segment of air passengers