Zee Media Bureau/Rd. Alexander
New Delhi: Probably flying will never be cheaper than this.
National carrier Air India is offering tickets for Rs 100 on the occasion of its annual day, 'Air India Day' which is to be celebrated on Wednesday. Taxes will be applicable though.
The sale of these tickets will start from August 27 and close on August 31, a five-day booking for travel during the period of August 27 to September 30. However, the booking has to be done only through the airline's website.
Air India will be celebrating its merger with Indian Airlines as 'Air India Day' on Wednesday where it will award meritorious employees of the airline.
"This is the first time the airline will be celebrating the 'Air India Day'. A function will be held to celebrate the day and also to award meritorious employees of the airline," an official spokesperson said.
Air India was merged with Indian Airlines into one airline as Air India on August 27, 2007.
Earlier on Tuesday, AirAsia India announced a fare-war by offering tickets at Rs 600 only for advance bookings.
To avail the offer of AirAsia India, one must book the tickets by August 31 for travel period between October 26, 2014 and October 24, 2015.
On Monday, another carrier, SpiceJet offered festive discount fares starting as low as Rs 1,888 which is to be booked by August 27 for travel between September 25 and January 15.
First Published: Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 21:46