Five ways to avail cheap airfare in 2016

Five ways to avail cheap airfare in 2016

Here are five ways to avail cheap airfare in 2016.

Govt may ask airlines to reduce price of air fares

The central govt. is upset with high airline fares during festivals and may ask all airlines to reduce the fares.

Average fare of carriers during peak seasons near minimum fare: DGCA

Aviation regulator DGCA has said that the average fare of domestic carriers during peak demand seasons was closer to the minimum fare.

Airlines charging high fares; regulate them: MPs to Govt

A demand to regulate fares charged by airlines was made in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, with even the Chair joining members to say that the air carriers were selling air tickets at exorbitant rates.

Jet Airways, SpiceJet initiate another fare war starting at Rs 899

Jet Airways and SpiceJet Tuesday launched yet another fare war in the domestic market ahead of Diwali, announcing limited-period one-way all-inclusive economy fares starting Rs 899.

Staff apathy, ticketing goof-up strands 25 AI passengers

Some clerical goof-ups at the ticketing level and by the ground staff of the national carrier Air India have left 25 Delhi-bound passengers, including two women and a child, stranded at the city airport tonight.

Airline may be able to charge extra for upto 20% seats

Indian carriers may have to limit the seats for which they can charge extra to about 15-20 percent of the total seats on each flight, with the government planning to soon issue a directive in this regard.

Flying in Air India, Jet Airways and IndiGo to be costlier

Flying will become costlier from next week if you are carrying baggage weighing more than 15 kg with major airlines deciding to impose a levy of Rs 250 per additional kg and considering charging more for preferential seating.

Festival season perks up air traffic 13% in October

The number of people travelling by domestic airlines grew by over 13 percent in October, as high demand during holiday season arrested a five-month downward streak, with low-cost carrier IndiGo retaining its position as the market leader.

Air fares go north this Diwali season

Whopping hike in air fares have brought gloom to air travellers this Diwali season with ticket prices rising two-three folds than normally available fares, especially on the eastern sector.