Besides, the airline also made the discount uniform for senior citizens, a press release issued here stated.
The discounts to paramilitary personnel have now been extended to their family members as well and will be available to those from the Border Security Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Coast Guard, Central Industrial Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Assam Rifles, Railway Protection Force, Intelligence Bureau and Sashastra Seema Bal.
A discount of 50 per cent, other than on apex fares, on the basic fare component will be available on all fare levels in the economy class for domestic sectors only, it said.
Also, effective January 22, senior citizens' discount has been made uniform for both men and women under which any person of 63-years of age can avail a discount of 50 per cent on the basic fare component of the normal economy class fare.
Earlier, the discount was available to men above 65-years and women above 63-years.
Additionally, the airline has also extended the 50 per cent concession on children's tickets to all levels of economy class except on apex fares on domestic sectors from January 24.
Children who have completed two years but have not completed 12-years of age are eligible for the discount.
Air India also announced four free return tickets each to every child recipient of the National Bravery Award for 2010.
Mumbai: National air-carrier Air India on Tuesday enhanced the ambit of discount on tickets to paramilitary personnel by extending the benefit to their family members.
First Published: Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 22:55