Budget carrier IndiGo has turned out with a promotional offer called ‘All Time Low’ under which India’s biggest carrier is offering tickets beginning from Rs. 899. IndiGo’s Rs. 899 offer is open till June 14 and applicable for travel between July 1, 2017 and September 30, 2017. The offer is valid on select one-way routes, IndiGo said. “This offer is valid just on non-stop flights from Agartala, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dibrugarh, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Kochi, Kolkata,Kozhikode, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam,” IndiGo said on its site.
IndiGo additionally said that the offer is subject to availability and applicable on all booking channels. As per IndiGo’s site, the Rs. 899 offer is applicable on the Bagdogra-Guwahati route. Staring fares on some of the other routes include Bengaluru-Delhi at Rs. 2,999, Delhi-Ahmedabad Rs. 1,999, Delhi-Amritsar Rs. 1,599, Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rs. 2,799 and Delhi-Hyderabad Rs. 2,499.
Other carriers too have been coming up with low fares to woo flyers. Attractive fares and growing competition among airliners have spurred a strong growth in air travel in India. Travelers carried by domestic aircrafts amid January-April 2017 were 364 lakhs as against 309.35 lakhs amid the corresponding period of previous year, a development of 17.71 %, as per data from Directorate General of Civil Aviation. The passenger load factor in the month of April 2017 demonstrated an increasing trend compared to previous month primarily due to beginning of holiday season.