Discount in airfares


NEW DELHI: Airlines have slashed fares by up to 50% in an attempt to fill up seats in the fading travel season that will last up to mid-April.

SpiceJet was first when it offered five lakh seats at fares starting from Rs 1,499. To avail this, flyers will have to book the tickets till Friday for travel between February 15 and June 30.

Jet Airways also joined the discount fest as it is offering all-inclusive return tickets starting from Rs 4,459. Under the scheme which is valid till March 31, Jet is offering a Goa-Mumbai-Goa ticket for Rs 4,459. The return fares for Pune-Hyderabad; Kochi-Chennai; Nagpur-Mumbai and Delhi-Leh are Rs 5,019; Rs 5,901; Rs 6,143 and Rs 6,826, respectively.