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Jet Airways joins low-fare war, cuts fare on global routes

Friday, Jun 24, 2016,11:49 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | The low-fare war among airlines continued as full-service carrier Jet Airways today announced a steep 25 per cent cut in ticket prices on select international routes. Jet Airways has reduced its economy and business class fares by a quarter for its flights to European tourism hotspots such as London, Paris, and Amsterdam.

The bookings for the four-day offer begins from midnight today and for a travel period starting tomorrow onwards, Jet Airways said in a statement. Earlier this week other domestic carriers, including SpiceJet, IndiGo, Air Asia India, too, rolled out discounted ticket schemes to woo flyers. The special fares are available for the Jet Airway’s flights from its two domestic hubs, Delhi and Mumbai, it said.

According to the airline, the all-inclusive economy class fare for Mumbai-Paris return journey has been pegged at Rs 29,998, while for a business class at Rs 99,994. Similarly, an all-inclusive return economy class fare for Delhi-London under the offer is Rs 33,520 and for the premier (business) class Rs 1,15,862. The all-inclusive economy class fare for Delhi-Amsterdam flight has been fixed at Rs 43,994 and for the business at Rs 1,27,422.