New Delhi, Jan 6: Air India is back with its Republic Day special sale which is offering tickets at the price of Rajdhani trains. The state run air line has announced exclusive offer in which passengers can travel with Air india at the cost of Rajdhani AC-2nd travel cost.
Unlike last time, this time there is an advantage as one can buy tickets 20 days in advance as opposed to 4- hour window.
The ‘Republic Day’ special offer of Air India starts from January 6 and will go on for a three-month period.
Passengers travelling on select domestic sectors in the economy class can avail this exclusive offer, under which the air fares starts as low as Rs 1080, Air India said in a release.
In June last year, the national carrier had rolled out a similar scheme. And by the time it was discontinued in September, as many as 21,678 passengers had availed of the offer.
The “Special Fares” scheme commences from Saturday, the release said, adding tickets booked between January 6 and April 10 will be valid for travel period between January 26 and April 30, 2017.
Tickets can be purchased only from the Air India website, airline city booking offices and travel agents, the airline added.
Also, a lucky draw on select flights will be conducted every Tuesday and Wednesday on the special fares route during the validity of the schemes, it said.
Air India had launched “Super Fares” scheme under which passengers unable to get confirmed bookings on Rajdhani Express trains had the opportunity to book tickets four hours prior to the departure of flight, at the fares equivalent to Rajdhani Express’ first class.