Discounted fares and such attractive schemes from various airlines have spurred strong growth in air travel in India. The country's domestic air passenger traffic is growing over 20 per cent, making the country one of the fastest growing market in the world as acknowledged by the domestic ratings agency ICRA.
For instance, SpiceJet and IndiGo are offering money-saving vouchers and discounts. Under a "value pack" programme, SpiceJet is offering special vouchers priced from Rs. 499, under which customers get two flight vouchers of Rs. 600 and Rs. 199, and a hotel voucher worth Rs. 1,000, among other benefits. SpiceJet is also offering flight vouchers of Rs. 1,100 and Rs. 199 as part of another value pack, which is priced at Rs. 999.
Other benefits in SpiceJet's Rs. 499 value pack include an "add-on service voucher" worth Rs. 100.
IndiGo is offering a voucher priced at Rs. 99 under a promotional scheme, under which its flyers get two vouchers worth Rs. 350 each - applicable on next two bookings. "Pay just Rs. 99 and get vouchers worth Rs. 899 instantly," IndiGo said on its website. "Further, we give two vouchers for Rs. 99 and Rs. 100 each for discounts on a variety of services available on our website," it added.
AirAsia India is offering discounted fares starting from Rs. 899 as part of its 'Big Sale' promotional scheme. Bookings under AirAsia India's this scheme - applicable on travel between September 1, 2017 and June 5, 2018 - can be made till March 19, the airline said on its website. The promotional fares are applicable on domestic destinations including Bengaluru, Kochi, Goa, Jaipur, Pune, New Delhi, Guwahati, Vizag and Srinagar.