Air India lowers senior citizen age limit eligible for 50% discount from 63 to 60

The revised age limit has been implemented with immediate effect for all domestic sectors, just as the summer holiday season rush has begun.

PTI| Updated: Apr 22, 2017, 00:40 AM IST
Air India lowers senior citizen age limit eligible for 50% discount from 63 to 60

New Delhi: National carrier Air India has lowered the age limit to 60 for availing travel concession under its scheme for senior citizens.

As per the scheme, an Indian citizen who has attained the age of 60 on the date of commencement of journey is entitled to a 50 percent discount on the basic fare of an economy class seat, an Air India spokesperson confirmed.

Earlier, the age limit for this offer was 63 years.

This offer, however, is only valid for domestic travel.

Those seeking to avail this scheme will have to produce a valid identity proof like voter identity card, passport, driving licence, or senior citizen card issued by Air India, among others.