Sunday - 04/12/2016

Jet Airways Offers Tickets From Rs. 899 In Discount Offer
Jet Airways is offering tickets from Rs. 899 under a promotional sale on select economy class flights on domestic routes.

This Jet Airways offer is open for booking till December 8. Jet Airways said that under this offer tickets must be purchased a minimum of 15 days prior to departure. Jet Airways has not disclosed the number of seats put on sale under this offer. 

The airline said limited seats are available on a first come, first serve basis. A check on Jet Airways website showed that the Rs. 899 offer is applicable on Chennai-Coimbatore route, for example. Under a "Global Sale" scheme Jet Airways is also offer special fares from Rs. 10,693 on select international routes. 

This Jet Airways offer comes in the wake of similar promotional offers by domestic carriers.  Jet Airways' rival like IndiGo, AirAsia India and SpiceJet have also come up with discounted offers.   

Discounted fares have spurred a strong demand in domestic air travel, with India being one of the fastest-growing aviation markets in the world. The number of passengers carried by domestic airlines in the first 10 months of this year has grown 23 per cent to 814 lakh.

Jet Airways in the quarter ended September 30, 2016, posted a net profit of Rs. 85 crore despite a traditionally lean quarter and domestic yields being under pressure. Jet Airways' total revenue for the second quarter increased by 3.2 per cent to Rs. 5,682 crore.