- AirAsia to operate daily direct flights to Ranchi from October 7
- AirAsia India offers direct Ranchi-Bhubaneswar flights at Rs 2,299
- Flyers are required to make advance bookings, says airline
Under the scheme, AirAsia India is offering tickets starting at Rs. 2,299 on flights between Ranchi and Bhubaneswar. According to AirAsia's bookings portal, tickets for a Bhubaneswar-Ranchi flight on October 7 were available for bookings at Rs. 2,299 on Tuesday.
Bookings for new AirAsia India direct flights
AirAsia India said the fares were "only available for online bookings at www.airasia.com". The airline also said the promotional fares were "not available during embargo period".
Without divulging the total number of seats on offer under the promotional scheme, AirAsia India said: "Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights...Valid for new purchases only... All fares are quoted for single journey (one-way) only."
AirAsia India Festive Sale - Tickets Below Rs. 1,200
Meanwhile, AirAsia India is also offering tickets starting at Rs. 1,199 under another promotional scheme. Called "Festive Sale", this AirAsia scheme is applicable on travel between September 11, 2017 and February 28, 2018. Bookings under AirAsia Festive Sale are also open till September 24, 2017, according to the AirAsia website. The Rs. 1,199 tickets under the Festive Sale are available on select flights on the Kochi-Bengaluru, Hyderabad-Bengaluru and Goa-Bengaluru routes.
Promotional fares by airlines have spurred a strong growth in passenger traffic in the aviation sector. Passengers carried by domestic airlines during January-July 2017 were 657.21 lakh, registering a growth of 17.18 per cent.