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Air fares


Domestic air fare up on oil spike, but flights abroad may get cheaper

March 14, 2022 7:56 am

According to data sourced from online travel agencies, fares on some of the trunk routes in the domestic sector have increased by 15-30 per cent just over the last two to four weeks.

After PM intervention, MoCA drops plan to regulate fares

December 25, 2015 11:25 pm

Officials asked to refrain from checks which can distort market economics.

Govt plans subsidy on select routes to boost tier II traffic

August 27, 2015 1:13 am

The government is planning to provide a flat subsidy per seat for a specified number of seats on a select routes. The incentivised route would be put up for competitive bidding.

Govt may levy cess on domestic airfares for North East push

February 02, 2015 12:14 pm

Move to mobilise resources for a regional connectivity fund, subsidise services.

Indian air carriers trigger fare war offering low-priced tickets

January 22, 2014 12:42 am

Travel portals have reported an immediate upswing in bookings within a few hours of the announcements.

Crunch in seat capacity behind high domestic air fares

December 26, 2013 2:43 am

At 2,30,000 seats,airlines agree capacity addition by them has not kept pace with rise in demand.

Air fares set to soar as govt allows airlines to charge extra

April 29, 2013 7:34 pm

Customisation is new mantra as govt allows cash-strapped airlines to charge extra for services.

AC 2 way cheaper than flying,AC 1 costliest

February 27, 2013 12:59 am

Average rail fares will continue to be cheaper than air fares after the rail budget.

Air fares on busy routes go up by 10-25%

April 18, 2012 6:23 pm

One reason for high fares was that airlines are cashing in on curtailed services of Kingfisher.

Fares rise due to Kingfisher cancellations

February 20, 2012 10:11 pm

Kingfisher on Monday cancelled almost 40 flights across the country.