Get cheaper flight tickets this Diwali; airlines drop price as low as Rs 1,100
Flight ticket prices have fallen on the back of weak demand from domestic air travellers. We tell you all the deals.
- Slump in demand for airfares pushes airfares to drop amidst tourist season.
- Air fares have dropped nearly 40-50%
- IndiGo and other airlines are offering prices for as low as Rs 1,100.
As lower demand pushes commodity prices to drop, prices of flight tickets have plunged with Diwali around the corner. Airlines have now started rolling out offers to encourage more air travellers this festive season.
Air fares have dropped nearly 40-50%, a report by Live Mint cited on Wednesday as a regular ticket from Delhi to Mumbai has been brought down to Rs 2,000 from around Rs 8,000.
The report further said that strong demand for flight tickets is generally noticed during tourist season, typically from the fortnight leading up to Diwali up till January 10. However this is not the case currently.
Prices on MakeMyTrip have also dropped drastically across all air routes.
Deals by airlines are now offering dirt cheap prices for as low as Rs 1,100 all-inclusive.
Market leader, IndiGo is also offering low fares on the following routes of – Chennai- Bengaluru, Jammu-Srinagar, Delhi-Jaipur, Agartala-Guwahati, Coimbatore-Chennai, Bagdora-Guwahati, Goa-Bengaluru, Visakhapatnam-Hyderabad. The lowest fares start at near Rs 1,120 from Chennai to Bengaluru.
The budget carrier has also begun its ‘early flight initiative,’ where travellers can avail of an early flight at just Rs 1,000 with ‘IndiGo Early.’ “This service is applicable to all passengers travelling on a domestic flight, wanting to prepone their flight (within 4 hours),” the company said.
Vistara announced its sale offering all-inclusive flight fares starting at Rs 1,149 in economy class and Rs 2,099 in premium economy.
All-inclusive airfare sale on domestic routes like Bengaluru, Kolkata and Ranchi are being offered by AirAsia. From Bhubaneswar to Ranchi the company is offering flight tickets starting at Rs 1,490.
SpiceJet announced its ‘Cracking Diwali’ offer which gives 50% off on booking hotels and 60% cashback on making payments for hotels with HDFC bank credit cards.
The offer is valid up till Diwali – October 19.
Jet Airways on the other had has priced its fare in Premiere or business class from Mumbai to Delhi one-way all inclusive at Rs14,805.