Delhi: The full-service carriers (FSCs) Jet Airways and Air India have slashed the minimum fares to Rs 2500 on long routes such as Delhi-Bangalore and Delhi-Chennai and this lasts from July 15 to September 15. The new FSC fares are almost half of those in the peak months of May and June.
This was started with Jet cutting fares on the Mumbai-Kochi route by almost 50% to Rs 2500. The airline also slashed fares of its economy service, Jet Konnect, by more than half. It brought it down to Rs 2500 for long-haul routes like Delhi-Chennai. JetLite fares too have been brought down correspondingly.
Air India has also unveiled special fares matching Jet’s offerings. Flights from Mumbai to Hyderabad would cost Rs 2479 including taxes but excluding airport user development fee (UDE). Tickets can be had between June 27 and July 3 for travel before September 10. The fare for short routes is Rs 1979.
Niche carrier Paramount Airways has capped its fares at Rs 4029 for long routes and Rs 2229 for shorter routes. When it comes to no-frills carriers, Indigo and SpiceJet have slashed their fares to Rs 1500. GoAir is providing 10 free one way tickets to passengers who fly between June 2 and June 30 chosen through a lucky draw. The validity of the free tickets begins from July 16 to September 30.