Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Cheap airfares on offer this new year season

Bengaluru: It's that time of the year again. Airlines are offering special discounts to customers in a bid to increase their sales around the new year. Malaysia-based airlines Air Asia might just have outdone all its competitors this year by offering flights cheaper than cab fares. The company has offered domestic flights at a base fare of `99 and international at `444. In a release, Air Asia said the tickets under this offer can be booked until November 19, 2017, for travel between May 7, 2018 and January 31, 2019.

The offer is being given on domestic destinations connected by Air Asia India (flight code i5), including Bengaluru, Kochi, Hyderabad, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, New Delhi, Goa among other s. Discount for international travel has been offered on travel to Kuala Lumpur from Tiruchirappalli, Kochi, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Jaipur and to Bali from Mumbai and Kolkata, to Bangkok from Jaipur, Kolkata, Kochi, Chennai and Bengaluru connected by AirAsia Berhad (Flight code AK), AirAsia X Berhad (Flight code D7), Indonesia AirAsia X (Flight code XT), Indonesia AirAsia (Flight code QZ) and Thai AirAsia (Flight code FD). Recently, Jet Airways too announced up to 30% discount on travel from India to high-demand destinations served by the airline’s international network, for bookings between Nov 8, 2017 and Nov 14, 2017. The offer was for travel between January 1 and January 22, 2018 on both premier and economy classes. Operating flights in an environment of stiff competition, airlines are resorting to offering heavy discounts during festival seasons in order to attract customers.
15/11/17 New Indian Express