AirAsia India is now offering all-inclusive tickets starting at Rs.999 for select one-way flights under a limited-period promotional scheme. Under this scheme, flyers require to book tickets in advance.
AirAsia India is a joint venture between Tata Sons and Malaysian carrier AirAsia. According to the Indian AirAsia website, ‘7 Days of Mad Deals’ offer will allow flyers to book tickets. This offer is applicable on travel from 26 February till 28 August 2018.
AirAsia said on its India’s website, Bookings under the 7-day sale can be made from 21 August 2017 till 27 August 2017, via web and the AirAsia Mobile App.
This scheme comes with a rider as the website mentions that the offer requires flyers to make advance bookings and “fares are not available during embargo period”.
Without divulging the total number of seats offered under this scheme, AirAsia India said: “Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights…Valid for new purchases only.”
AirAsia India was offering tickets starting at Rs 999 for flights between Kolkata and Bagdogra, according to the website which was confirmed by a search on the AirAsia bookings portal.
Under the promotional scheme, the airline was offering tickets starting at Rs. 1,099 on routes including Bhubaneswar-Kolkata, Goa-Bengaluru, Guwahati-Imphal, Hyderabad-Bengaluru and Kochi-Bengaluru.
Some other special fares included Rs. 1,499 for flights on the Pune-Bengaluru and Visakhapatnam-Bengaluru routes.
AirAsia was also offering select international flights starting at Rs. 3,399 under the promotional sale.
Flights to Kuala Lumpur from Kochi and Tiruchirappalli during the same travel period started at a price of Rs. 3,399, the portal showed.
Also, flights from Visakhapatnam or Vizag to Kuala Lumpur started at Rs. 3,599. Flights from Kolkata to Bangkok-Don Mueang also started at Rs. 3,599, it showed.
Analysts believe the stiff competition among airlines amid robust growth in the number of passengers is leading to lower fares. Domestic air passenger traffic rose 15.15 per cent to 91.34 lakh in April, according to data from aviation regulator DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation).