Air India reduces basic fare upto 82% on domestic routes

Air India reduces basic fare upto 82% on domestic routes

Mumbai: National air-carrier, Air India on Tuesday slashed its basic air fares in the domestic sectors ranging 35-82%.

The fare cut was effective from 1500 hours Tuesday, an Air India spokesperson said.

The maximum reduction in fares was 82% on the Chennai-Bangalore route, while on Mumbai-Kolkata route, the reduction would be 35%, Air India said.

The basic fare for travel between Mumbai and Delhi now stands reduced by 49%, the company said.

The fare cut has come a day after Air India’s competitor and private air carrier, Jet Airways reduced its basic fares upto 40%.

Another leading private air carrier, Kingfisher Airlines, had also announced reduction in its fares from 1 January.

However, Kingfisher is yet to take a decision on the quantum of the cut.

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