Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Ticket fare for aero show grounded; same as last year

Bangalore: Aviation enthusiasts who are eagerly waiting to watch the world’s most advanced fighters performing breathtaking manoeuvres at the upcoming Aero India 2013 have reasons to cheer.
The organisers of the bi-annual airshow which is to be held from February 6 to 10 have not increased the ticket fares for the general visitors at the Aero India. These will remain the same as during the last edition of the show held in 2011.
For general visitors wanting to have access to the air display viewing area (ADVA), a ticket will cost Rs400 on weekdays and Rs500 on the weekend (February 9 and 10).
Tickets for the exhibition area with air display is priced at Rs2,000 and Rs1,000 for weekdays and weekends respectively. The organisers, however, have increased the ticket rates for business visitors by `500 compared to the previous edition of the airshow. A business visitor who wants to visit the exhibition area with air display tickets will have to shell out Rs2,000 on weekdays. On weekends, the rate will be Rs1,000. The tickets for the airshow will be sold from select banks and the details will be intimated in the days to come.
09/01/13 Hemanth CS/Daily News & Analysis