Thursday, March 09, 2017

SpiceJet, IndiGo Offer Vouchers From Rs. 99. Here's What You Get

Amid rising competition in the Indian skies, airlines are offering discounted schemes and vouchers to attract more flyers. SpiceJet has introduced a "value pack" scheme, under which it is offering special vouchers starting Rs. 499, which includes two flight vouchers of Rs. 600 and Rs. 199, and a hotel voucher worth Rs. 1,000, among other benefits. SpiceJet, which competes with the likes of Air India, IndiGo, GoAir, Jet Airways and AirAsia India in the domestic market, is also offering flight vouchers of Rs. 1,100 and Rs. 199 as part of another value pack, priced at Rs. 999. "Now pay just Rs. 499/Rs. 999 and get SpiceJet Vouchers worth Rs. 1,999/Rs. 3,999," the airline said on its website.

Other benefits in SpiceJet's Rs. 499 value pack include an "add-on service voucher" worth Rs. 100.
Attractive discounts and schemes from various airlines have spurred strong growth in air travel market in India. The country's domestic air passenger traffic zoomed 25.13 per cent
to 95.79 lakh in January, data from aviation regulator DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) showed.

IndiGo is offering a voucher priced at Rs. 99 under a promotional scheme, under which its flyers get two vouchers worth Rs. 350 each - applicable on next two bookings. "Pay just Rs. 99 and get vouchers worth Rs. 899 instantly," IndiGo said on its website. "Further, we give two vouchers for Rs. 99 and Rs. 100 each for discounts on a variety of services available on our website," it added.

Analysts say increasing competition among airlines present in the market is leading to such benefits for customers.
09/03/17 Sandeep Singh/NDTV