Accordingly, the new offer entitles passengers to make changes in their ticket at least five days prior to the date of departure instead of seven days.
Air travel will now become a little expensive as the government has decided to increase the lower limit on airfares by five percent amid rising aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday.
Aviation regulator DGCA issued detailed guidelines on Wednesday regarding a refund of the ticket price for the flights cancelled amid the coronavirus-triggered lockdown.
The Supreme Court Thursday directed refund of air tickets, domestic and international, for travel during the COVID-19 lockdown period from March 25 to May 24 within three weeks from the date of the cancellation of flights.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has informed the Supreme Court that people who had booked air tickets during the lockdown are entitled to immediate refunds.
Offering tickets free of cost on flights under the Vande Bharat mission would have further affected the finances of Indian airlines including Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday.
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told Supreme Court on Sunday that passengers, who booked flight tickets in domestic and international carriers for air travel between March 25 to May 3, 2020, which was the first two phases of lockdown, will be "fully refunded."
Pappan Singh has booked tickets worth over Rs 1 lakh so that the workers, who have toiled for him, some for over 20 years, can join him in farming mushrooms during the August to April season.
AAP leader Sanjay Singh has decided to use the 34 air tickets he is entitled to as an MP to help stranded migrant workers reach Patna from Delhi by flight, party sources said.
After two months of hardship due to lockdown, ten migrant workers in Delhi will be back home tomorrow.
Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA has released a list of the lower and upper limits of domestic flight fares.
Now that the government has decided to resume domestic flight operations in the country after two months of grounding, it is also making sure that the fares don't jump out of control. A Delhi-Mumbai flight ticket will cost you upto ₹10,000. Here is how flight tickets will be priced.
Some airlines have started bookings for flights from June onwards, sources said on Monday amid commercial flight services remaining suspended till May 31 due to the nationwide lockdown. Commercial flights have been suspended since March 25 when the lockdown began to curb spreading of coronavirus infections.
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Sunday directed all airlines to stop taking flight bookings after the Ministry of Civil Aviation issued a circular for all airlines asking them to refrain from booking tickets.
Ministry of Civil Aviation clarified on Saturday that so far no decision has been taken to open domestic or international operations.
SpiceJet today announced the special sale today, offering flight tickets starting from ₹987 for domestic flyers and ₹3,699 for international flyers respectively. SpiceJet’s ₹987 offer opened for booking today (12 March) and will close on 15 March 2020.
On the occasion of its 5th anniversary, Vistara Airlines has announced big discounts on domestic flight tickets. The offer is only valid for travel between January 25 to September 30, 2020.
The main runway of the Mumbai international airport will remain closed for eight hours every day, except Sundays and select days, from November 4 to March 28, 2020, for carrying out re-carpeting work.