AirAsia Announces ‘Big Sale’ on Domestic, Int’l Routes


NEW DELHI: The Indian arm of Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia announced a ‘Big Sale’ on Monday, offering a slew of promotional schemes on select domestic and international routes.

Under the scheme, the carrier is offering all-inclusive fare as low as Rs 890 for travel from Bengaluru to Goa/Kochi/Visakhapatnam and at Rs 2,490 from Bengaluru to Jaipur/New Delhi/Chandigarh.

AirAsia India has also launched discounts offers for select overseas routes, under which one can book all-inclusive ticket at Rs 3,399 for travelling from India to Kuala Lumpur. And at Rs 4,399, one can fly from Bengaluru/Chennai to Bangkok.

Both these schemes are valid for travel period of March 1 to October 29, 2016 and tickets to avail the scheme can be booked till September 13.

Budget carrier GoAir has also come up with a scheme ‘Happy Tuesdays ‘, under which it is offering 20 per cent discounts to passengers flying on Tuesdays. Rival Jet Airways has announced tickets from Rs 1,248 on select routes.

Budget airlines have been coming up with promotional offers almost every other week in a bid to garner market share in a fiercely competitive environment. These promotional schemes by airlines have ensured a spike in the number of people travelling by air.

Passengers carried by domestic airlines in the first seven months till July 2015 rose 21 per cent to 455.78 lakh.

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