Jet Airways Takes on AirAsia India With New Offer
Jet Airways has launched a promotional offer on the routes operated by budget carrier AirAsia India. Jet Airways is offering fares as low as Rs. 908 (all-inclusive) as part of this promotional scheme, which is applicable on economy class tickets.
This Jet Airways offer can be availed by booking before October 5 and is valid on travel after January 15, 2015.
As part of the offer, Jet Airways is offering Kochi-Bangalore tickets at Rs. 908 and Bangalore-Kochi at Rs. 1,162. Bangalore-Chennai tickets under this Jet Airways offer are priced at Rs. 1,162 while Chennai-to-Bangalore to Rs. 1,017. On the Bangalore-Goa route, tickets are priced at Rs. 1,162 while on Goa-Bangalore at Rs. 916.
In the Bangalore-Chandigarh and Bangalore-Jaipur routes tickets are priced at around Rs. 2,390.
Budget carrier AirAsia India had recently launched a promotional scheme, offering fares as low as Rs. 690 as part of a promotional sale. The booking period for this AsiaAsia offer will remain open till October 5, 2014. This offer is applicable on travel between January 15, 2015 and June 30, 2015.
AirAsia India from September 5 added Jaipur and Chandigarh to its network as part of its first foray into north India. (Check out AirAsia’s offer)
Airlines in India this year have come up with many promotional schemes to attract flyers. Low-priced air tickets offered by various Indian airlines seem to have had an effect, with the number of passengers flown by them in August growing by over 8.3 per cent compared to July this year, official data showed. The latest figures showed the number of domestic passengers carried by the airlines grew from 52.60 lakh in July to 56.97 lakh in August.