Monday, May 29, 2017

How a three day flight ticket sale by Jet Airways, Spicejet, IndiGo help

Indian domestic airlines began a fresh round of sales on flight tickets this week with one staging the play and the rest who followed. After Spicejet, Indigo, Jet Airways and AirAsia too announced discounts on flight tickets for travel period between June and March next year.

The airlines have promptly declared base fares starting as low as Rs 11 and Rs 12, but how much do these sales help them?

The sales window period ranged between three to five days but customers were free to plan their travel going into next year March 2018.

Spicejet that celebrated its 12th anniversary announced base fare of Rs 12, excluding surcharge. The airline was also offering a lucky draw for certain customers.

IndiGo announced base fare of Rs 11 on select non-stop flight routes. While Jet Airways announced a monsoon sale for fares starting at Rs 1079 on select flights.

AirAsia said it would offer flight tickets with minimum fare starting at Rs 1,699.
29/05/17 Yoshita Rao/Z Business