AirAsia India is offering flight tickets for as low at a promotional base fare as Rs 99 for select domestic routes. The offer is on tickets to seven cities, that includes New Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Ranchi and Kochi.
The base fare from Ranchi to Bhubaneshwar is Rs 99, which means that the ticket price is as low as Rs 466, the tickets from Bengaluru to Hyderabad is being offered at Rs 883 around early-March, with Rs 299 as base fare. The passengers can book from 15th January up to January 21 and can avail the offer to travel from January 15th to July 31st, 2018
Moreover, there is a rider to this promotional scheme, as this discount applies to bookings made through the company’s official website- airasia.com and AirAsia mobile app. The low-cost fare offer is given on all the flights of the group network, including AirAsia India, AirAsia Berhad, Thai AirAsia, AirAsia X and Indonesia AirAsia X.
AirAsia Offer on international flights
Apart from domestic routes, AirAsia is also offering promotional prices for international flights, and offered a base fare as low as Rs 1,499. The carrier has given offers for tickets from 10 Indian cities to countries in the Asia Pacific. The destinations included for international flights are Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Singapore, Auckland, Bali and Bangkok.
Competition Amongst the low fare carriers
In last couple of years, Indian skies have been locked in a pitched fare battle as the airlines try to woo customers with discounted fares on a regular basis. As per the analysts, the stiff competition among airlines amid strong growth in the number of passengers, is leading to lower fares or fare wars. For example, few days ago, IndiGo Airlines had offered tickets for as low as Rs 899 as part of their New Year sale.
GoAir and Vistara had also launched promotional sales recently. GoAir has announced its special Republic day offer under which the company is offering ticket prices at lower rates. GoAir airlines is offering the domestic flight tickets to Delhi from 14 cities at an all-inclusive price of Rs 1,485. The Republic Day scheme will allow the customers to book their tickets till January 25, 2018.
Overall this low fare war will continue to grab more passengers and market share.