AirAsia India Offers Tickets At Rs. 799, Jet Airways Extends Sale
Bookings under AirAsia’s “2017 Early Bird Sale”, applicable on travel from May 1, 2017 to February 6, 2018, are open till January 15, 2017, the carrier said.
Some of the routes covered under this AirAsia offer include Bengaluru-Kochi from Rs. 999; Imphal-Guwahati from Rs. 799; Kochi-Hyderabad from Rs. 1,499; Hyderabad-Goa from Rs. 1,499, and Chandigarh-Bengaluru from Rs. 2,999.
Meanwhile, Jet Airways has extended its discounted fares scheme offering flights starting an all-inclusive Rs. 999 to January 9, 2017.
Airlines in the domestic market come up with attractive packages and discounts during the New Year season to help flyers plan their travel. Other rivals IndiGo and GoAir have also announced discounted flight tariffs.
National carrier Air India has again introduced special fares under Republic Day offer, matching Rajdhani Express’s AC II ticket prices on select domestic sectors on economy class tickets.
Air India’s offer is open for booking till April 10, 2017 and is applicable on travel between January 26, 2017, and April 30, 2017. Under this offer, Air India said tickets have to be purchased 20 days or more in advance of the journey date.
Air India said the lowest fare under this offer starts from Rs. 1,080, which is for Delhi-Jaipur route. Among other routes covered under Air India offer, Delhi-Mumbai fares start from Rs. 2,401, Delhi-Bengaluru Rs. 2,952 and Delhi-Chennai Rs. 3,100.
Discounted fares from airlines have been one of the the reasons behind strong growth seen in domestic air travel. According to aviation regulator DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), the number of passengers carried by airlines in the Indian market from January to November 2016 jumped 23 per cent to 903 lakh.