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Air India offers low fare tickets on selected sectors

Air India launched a number of low basic fare tickets on selected domestic sectors, the lowest being Rs 100, to attract more passengers.

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In a bid to attract more passengers, Air India on Thursday launched a number of low basic fare tickets on selected domestic sectors.

The lowest basic fare would be Rs 100 on selected sectors, excluding the fuel surcharge, passenger service fee, user development fee - wherever applicable- and the service tax.

"The tickets would be available in the 14-day advance booking category under the Budget Season Promotion Scheme between February and March 31," an airline spokesperson said.

The 14-day advance one way purchase fare of Rs 100 is available on Delhi-Chennai, Delhi-Bangalore and Delhi- Hyderabad sectors.

A passenger will have to pay Rs 3,429, inclusive of all surcharge and taxes on Delhi-Chennai sector, while Rs 3,229 on Chennai-Delhi flight. Similarly, a Delhi-Bangalore ticket would cost Rs 3,429 and on return leg it would be Rs 3,481. The total fare of a Delhi-Hyderabad flight would be Rs 2,929 and Hyderabad-Delhi would cost Rs 3,196.

The national carrier has also launched a seven-day one way advance purchase fare of Rs 370 between Kochi and Mumbai and one way instant purchase fare of Rs 499 between Coimbatore and Kozhikode, excluding the fuel surcharge, passenger service fee, user development fee - wherever applicable - and the service tax.

The total cost of a Mumbai-Kochi ticket, inclusive of all surcharge and taxes, would be Rs 3,999 and seven-day advance purchase fare on Kochi-Mumbai would be Rs 3,891, the spokesperson said.

On Kozhokide-Coimbatore sector, a ticket would cost Rs 728 and instant purchase on Coimbatore-Kozhikode would cost the same to a passengers, including passengers service fee.

The national carrier has launched the low specific flight fares on AI coded flights on seven domestic sectors for Rs 999 plus taxes.

An instant purchase fare of Rs 999 is also available on the Hyderabad-Bangalore (directional) sector on IC 978.

For this, a passengers would have to pay only the passenger service fee and user development fee (UDF) and are not required to pay any fuel surcharge, he added.


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