New Delhi, June 2: The budget airline, AirAsia has unveiled a 'Happy Holiday' offer on number routes with fares starting at as low as Rs 1,799 for one-way journey. Many carriers, including AirAsia India, frequently come up with promotional offer to attract passengers.
The airline's website showed this low fare on routes such as Ranchi-Kolkata, Kochi-Bengaluru, Kolkata-Ranchi, Goa-Bengaluru, Guwahati-Imphal, Hyderabad-Bengaluru, New Delhi-Srinagar among others. The travel period under the offer is until Nov 23, 2017.
Budget passenger carrier AirAsia India had in March said that it plans to operate international flights from next year. AirAsia India flew 8.4 lakh passengers in the January-March quarter of the current year, up 57 percent from 5.38 lakh in the same period of 2016, aided by new routes and higher capacity.
Three new routes, Delhi-Srinagar, Delhi-Bagdogra and Delhi-Pune, were added in AirAsia Indias network, the airline said adding that the frequency on the Delhi-Goa route also increased in the first quarter of the current year.
Domestic air passenger traffic rose 15.15 per cent to 91.34 lakh in April, data from aviation regulator DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) showed. Another carrier Jet Airways had on May 31 held a 24-hour sale. Many airlines including Jet Airways, IndiGo, GoAir and Vistara have announced discounted tariffs in the recent past.