AirAsia India is launching daily direct flights from Hyderabad to Bhubaneswar
. The airline is offering tickets starting at an all-inclusive Rs 1,999 in a promotional scheme on the new route, according to its website - airasia.com. The offer requires flyers to make advance bookings, AirAsia India said on its website. The new direct flights - between Hyderabad and Bhubaneswar - will commence from January 1, 2018, AirAsia India noted. Bookings under the AirAsia India's new offer are open till December 10, 2017, according to the airline. The fare of Rs 1,999 is for "single journey (one-way) only", AirAsia India noted. The offer is only available for online bookings at www.airasia.com, it said.
Without divulging the total number of seats offered at promotional fares, AirAsia said: "Fare includes airport taxes (except for selected airports where airport tax is collected at the point of departure)...Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights."
A search on the AirAsia bookings portal on Thursday showed tickets for flights on the new route (Hyderabad-Bhubaneswar and Bhubaneswar-Hyderabad) on January 2, 2018 started at Rs 1,999.(AirAsia India offered tickets starting at Rs 1,999 under the promotional scheme, according to its website)
The ticket price of Rs 1,999 included fares of Rs 1,092, it showed.
A non-refundable processing fee is applicable for payments via credit, debit or charge card. All taxes must be paid at the time of purchase unless otherwise stated, AirAsia said on its website.
Airlines operating in the domestic market offer discounts around the holiday season to attract passengers during a period marked with high demand, say analysts.
Domestic airlines carried 954.45 lakh passengers in the first 10 months of 2017 (January-October), as against 813.70 lakh in the corresponding period of the previous year, registering a growth of 17.30 per cent, according to data from aviation regulator DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation).