Air India Offers Promo Fares for International Passengers
Friday, 28th December 2012 at 01:49am
To fight off competition, Air India recently has offered a special all-inclusive promotional return fares to passengers flying on international routes.
While the promo fares vary depending on the route taken, return fares on some sectors go as low as Rs 15,999 on certain India-UAE route and Rs 51,000 on its USA destination.
According to Air India spokesperson, the said promo is now ongoing for passengers flying out of India to regional destinations in Asia like Osaka, Seoul and Tokyo in the Far East and Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai in the Near East. Those who are flying out to Europe including UK, USA, and UAE, the validity period of their ticket is yet start in January 21, 2013.
The seven-day promotional period started from December 10 until December 16. The said promo was offered for travel on over 15 city pairings across the Air India international network.
For flights to the mainland US cities of Chicago, Newark and New York, the return fare is Rs 51,999 while return fare on flights to London in UK is only Rs 40,999. Other European destinations include Frankfurt and Paris whose return fare is only Rs 35,999. For its UAE flights, the return fare is only Rs 15,999 to any of the three emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. Flights to the Near East cost only Rs 17,999 while flights to Far East is only Rs 34,999.
According to the same spokesperson, passengers need to shell out Rs 2,000 more if their flight origin is Delhi. He also disclosed that they registered around 10,000 bookings on the first day of the seven-day promo alone.
By: Pete Lee.