As per the new updates of the airlines’ website, the budget carrier IndiGo comes up with the new fare list on selected routes. The exciting part is that the airline is offering low fares for the season of July to September which is said to be the lean season for the airlines.
Anyhow, IndiGo comes up with the fare of just Rs. 1,015 on Bagdogra to Guwahati route. Yes, you heard it right; the airline has mentioned the same fare for the Bagdogra-Guwahati route from July onwards. Not only this, the airline is also offering discounted fares to several other routes which include the following descriptions:
- Chennai-Bengaluru: 1,119
- Jammu-Srinagar: 1,148
- Delhi-Jaipur: 1,189
- Coimbatore-Chennai: 1,220 and
- Delhi-Mumbai: 2289
These low fares will definitely compel the multiple travelers to change their plans in the off-season. As per the online travel agency Cleartrip, “These lucrative offers and discounts are making offseason traveling more popular as there was 27 per cent growth in airline searches for domestic destinations for this monsoon compared to the same period last year.”
According to the data collected by Cleartrip, the average daily searches for the booking of airline increased by 27% for domestic destinations and in the case of international spots, it shows a growth of 15% in the session of May 2017 when it is compared with the same period of May 2016.
The Indian airlines also set a new record for carrying a maximum number of passengers domestically in the month of May as the airline ferried more than one Crore travelers as per the released data.
The Indian airlines carried 101.74 Lakh which is 1.01 Crore passengers last month i.e. May 2017 which when compared to the data of last year i.e. May 2016 (86.69 lakh passengers) shows a growth of 17.36 per cent in domestic air traffic; as per the traffic data released by DGCA, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
In the coming years, over 800 new aircraft are likely to enter the Indian Aviation Market which will surely show a double-digit growth. At present, about 500 aircraft are operated by the Indian carriers, hence several carriers such as SpiceJet, IndiGo, Jet Airways, and GoAir are planning to do orders for over 800 new planes.