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India's spot fares increasing extremely

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Air travel in India has recently seen a boom with the development of low cost airlines. Not any more that's true. Passengers are now being harassed by outrageous last minute airfares. A ticket bought shortly in advance costs up to ten times more.

Last minute domestic fares unduly rise

Airlines in India abuse emergency domestic travelers. Passengers, who need to travel fast don't have a choice but to book the overpriced tickets. Let's have a look at one of the busiest routes. Tickets between Bombay – Delhi cost up to 1,000 USD if booked 24 hours or less in advance. Compare it to a return airfare from Mumbai to London, that is currently available for about 900 USD.

It's no surprise that protests are heard more and more. Airlines are being accused of forming cartels and faking high demands. The Civil aviation minister has promised to fight these absurd fares in an attempt to preserve the industry's cre­dibility.

Domestic tourism suffers the most

Domestic tourism is the biggest victim. Holidays are now much cheaper abroad. No wonder when a Calcutta – Kuala Lumpur International (KUL) ticket can be easily bought for as-low-as 50 USD. A luxurious four-day holiday in Dubai, including flight tickets, accommodation, breakfasts and various attractions is a little over 500 USD.

Source: AsiaTimes


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