AirAsia offers 50 percent off on return trip, other carriers too slash fare

Budget carrier AirAsia India 50 percent discount offer on return fare has triggered another round of fare wars in Indian skies. Other carriers like IndiGo, SpiceJet have followed the Malaysian based with price cuts

AirAsia offers 50 percent off on return trip, other carriers too slash fare

Air Asia's announcement of 50 percent reduction in return fares on Monday have triggered a flash sale.

Budget carriers IndiGo and SpiceJet also announced special offers.

Air Asia is offering 50 percent off on returns tickets reserved till Wednesday for travel period from 1August  to 30 November. The Malaysia based carrier said the sale was to mark the milestone of flying 2.5 million passengers since the launch of its operations in India in June 2014.

"Seats have to be booked by May 18 on our website ( and our mobile app or mobile site (," the company said in a statement.

The offer is available on the seven of the airline's destinations across the country and seven overseas destinations in Southeast Asia and Australia and New Zealand.

"We have flown 2.5 million guests till date. We will work to serve our guests better and enable many first-time flyers to experience air travel at affordable fares," the airline's chief executive designate Amar Abrol in a statement.

With a fleet of six aircraft, AirAsia India connects 10 Indian destinations - Bengaluru, New Delhi, Panaji, Pune, Kochi, Vizag, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Guwahati and Imphal.

Spice jet's discount offer of Rs 511 and 2511 are a part of its third anniversary sale, which is open till Thursday. The offer is available on both domestic and international destinations, the company said.

Gurgaon based IndiGo also offered tickets for as low as 924 on the Goa-Mumbai sector, while the Ahmedabad -Mumbai sector was available for Rs 1050.