SpiceJet’s four-day sale started today and will be open till midnight of October 7. The travel period covered under this SpiceJet sale is from November 8, 2016, to April 13, 2017.
The Rs 888 tickets are available for routes such as Bengaluru-Kochi, Delhi-Dehradun, and Chennai-Bengaluru, SpiceJet said.
A check on SpiceJet’s website showed that advance tickets on Delhi-Mumbai route in December was priced at around Rs 2,200 as compared to the current level of Rs 5,650.
“The offer with an extended travel period will allow flyers to make maximum use of the discounted prices by planning their trips well in advance,” SpiceJet said in a statement.
SpiceJet did not disclose the number of seats offered under the festival sale.
SpiceJet’s festive sale offer also encompasses overseas routes, with fares starting from Rs.3699 (all-inclusive) for Chennai-Colombo route, for example, the airline said.
Discount offers from airlines have spurred a strong growth in domestic travel. The domestic air travel demand during the January-August period of this year surged 23 per cent to 644.68 lakh fliers.
SpiceJet’s rival AirAsia India has also announced a year-end sale, offering tickets from all-inclusive Rs 899.
(Read:AirAsia India Sells Tickets From Rs. 899 In New Offer)
According to AirAsia India, the offer ends on October 16 and is applicable on travel between October 4, 2016, and April 27, 2017.