With the beginning of festival season, airlines have dived into price war, with SpiceJet and Jet Airways taking the first dip. Budget airline SpiceJet on Tuesday came up with its special festival offer for all-inclusive one-way tickets starting at Rs 888 for the domestic sector and at Rs 3,699 for the international passengers flying in direct flights.
SpiceJet officials said air tickets for most frequent and popular destinations in the domestic routes were currently priced as follows: Bengaluru – Kochi, Delhi – Dehradun, Chennai – Bengaluru at Rs. 888 (all-inclusive; one-way).
The airline has announced a special sale offer for international passengers taking the Chennai-Colombo route at Rs 3,699 (all-inclusive; one-way).
Spicejet said its four-day special sale will be open till Friday (October 7) midnight for all travel bookings between November 8, 2016 and April 13, 2017.
The airline added that passengers can book tickets across all channels, on the official website of the company www.spicejet.com, through online travel websites, the mobile app of the company or through travel agents.
All the tickets booked under this offer are totally refundable and though the company may charge for fee and also also changes in fare difference are also applicable, stated a press release from the airline.
SpiceJet urged passengers to book their tickets fast as seats are available on first-come-first-served basis.
Meanwhile, other airlines like Jet Airways and AirAsia also announced attractive price cuts in the domestic routes.
Jet Airways announced its offer of all-inclusive fares starting from Rs 939 yesterday.
Mumbai-based Jet Airways is offering attractive economy fares on selected destinations on direct flights.
But this offer is limited to Bengaluru-Kochi route only until October 7 said Jet Airways adding that it started from Tuesday.
The travel period for the offer is from November 8 onwards.
The airline’s website showed advance bookings for destinations like Ahmedabad-Mumbai in November priced at Rs 1,057, Ahmedabad-Delhi at Rs 1,952, Delhi-Pune at Rs 3391 and Kolkata-Delhi at Rs 2,504, among other destinations.
The company announced that the tickets under this offer are non-refundable.
International carrier AirAsia also unveiled a price cut for selective tourist destinations starting from an all-inclusive rate of Rs 899.