Sunday, January 27, 2013

Airlines slash fares as lean season sets in


New Delhi: Airlines have started offering hefty discounts of up to 30 per cent on select international routes on advance purchase of tickets from various Indian destinations as the lean season has set in and is expected to continue till April end.
Emirates Airlines has cut airfares by around 30 per cent on international routes on advance purchase of tickets. Cathay Pacific, British Airways, Air India is also offering discounts ranging between 10 per cent to 30 per cent on many international routes.
Other Indian carriers including IndiGo are offering a Rs.1,500 discount on one- way fares apart from discounted tickets on international routes.
Emirates Airline that operates around 185 flights a week to ten Indian cities started its discounted fares from Jan 23 on advance purchases ranging from three to ten days on flights to Dubai. The offer is open till March 31.
26/01/13 India Today