Sunday, December 31, 2017

Flight to Bangkok gets costlier

City residents are making a beeline for Bangkok for the New Year celebrations with the recently launched Air India Chandigarh-Bangkok flight booked to full capacity.
Ringing the New Year in the popular tourist destination though comes at a price since fare for the 5-hour direct flight has almost doubled.
The economy class fare for a return flight to Bangkok on January 1 is Rs 30,500. When the flight was announced, the introductory fare was Rs 16,000 for a return flight ticket.
RK Negi, local station manager, Air India, said: “The response of the flight has been encouraging. For January 1 flight, 150 economy seats have been booked and only a few business class seats are vacant, which are expected to be booked in the next two days.”
31/12/17 Tribune