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Groupon offering GoAir discount vouchers

A few days ago, I wrote about the availability of British Airways discount vouchers on Groupon India. Groupon has been working with GoAir in the past as well, and now has a promotion available, where you can purchase GoAir discount vouchers on Groupon India. You have the opportunity to purchase an INR 99 voucher, which gives you an INR 850 discount on a one-way ticket, or an INR 199 voucher, which gives you an INR 1800 discount on a roundtrip. [Edit: Readers tell me you need INR 8000K worth of ticketing to be able to use it, something not stated in the T&C] The vouchers are one-time use only, and generated instantaneously and delivered to your email. However, to use…

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Upto 75% India airfare sales extend till Feb 27 and Jet Airways joins in

On Monday, I wrote about the sale that SpiceJet and Indigo sparked, where they offered discounted pricing on flights at least a month out. They called it “75% off compared to last-minute prices” however, I’d like to look at it more like a marketing gimmick, because who in their right minds would compare last minute fares to 30-day fares. The point is, there is still saving if you book now as compared to booking ten days down the line. The sale has now been extended by SpiceJet to 27th February 2014 midnight, as a response to Jet Airways coming into the fray. Indigo is in the fray as well, but no official word on if the sale is up till…

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Great Indian Fare Sale 2: SpiceJet, Indigo & GoAir offer 30% off

This morning, less than a week after the 50% off fare sales from all 5 domestic airlines Spicejet, Indigo, GoAir, Air India and Jet Airways/JetKonnect got over, Spicejet was back in the market with a second fare sale this morning, this time promising 30% off on weekday travel for booking 30 days out. Indigo matched the fares in a few hours. While I wrote this, GoAir came into the mix as well. [Update: Air India and Jet Airways seemed to have joined this sale as well on the night of Friday 31 January 2014] The key terms and conditions on this one as follows: Book between 31 January 2014 and 2nd February 2014 for +30 day travel upto 15 April…

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Indian Fare Sale: Indigo, SpiceJet & GoAir offering 50% off on all fares

This morning, I wrote about the 50% off SpiceJet Fare Sale. Then I wrote about the reaction from Indigo, which is now matching the sale by offering a 50% off on all their own routes. I was wondering when the other airlines were going to come into the mix. Now, we have GoAir entering the fray and offering 50% off fares for travel till April 15, 2014 as well. Air India has issued a press release about a sale, but they have not reduced the fares yet. As of this evening, Go Air is showing a big drop in fares, matching Indigo & SpiceJet on the various sectors they operate on. The same fares are also available on the various…

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Go Air offering Rs. 888 off on flight tickets

GoAir is celebrating its 8th anniversary, and on this occasion, they are offering a discount of Rs. 888/- for tickets booked across their network on their website www.goair.in. The booking period for these tickets is by 11th November 2013, and travel has to be completed by 20th December 2013. The discount is included within your ticket pricing automatically, only if you search via the anniversary promo page, and you don’t need to add any promotional codes to book these tickets. Take an example below, which I tried to book. You see a Rs. 888 discount factored in already. This discount is not available via any travel agents online or offline. Related Posts Go Air joins in on the Jet Airways…

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Comparing @Jetairways, @Indigo6e and @flyspicejet

I recently discussed the new presence of Indigo on Twitter, which makes it the fourth domestic airline from India to get on Twitter. The other ones, in the order of their Twitter account being established are/were: @JetAirways (2008), @FlyKingfisher (2008), @FlySpiceJet (2009) and now @Indigo6e (2013). Now, I am no social media expert, but I thought I’d share my thoughts and experiences with you on all the Indian airlines on Twitter. Twitter, in my view, is a broadcast-engagement channel for individuals and businesses now. It came a long way from being microblogging, where one put out one-liners about what they were feeling or doing. Maybe my views are colored by my great experiences with @AmericanAir and @DeltaAssist, with whom I…

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Go Air joins in on the Jet Airways sale

Last Saturday, Jet Airways put out a large number of seats on sale, which can be booked for travel upto 331 days out. It turns out, GoAir has also joined in the sale. GoAir is selling tickets from Rs. 1,675 onwards till August 9, 2013, for the following travel period: August 9, 2013 to October 10, 2013 January 13,2014 to March 29, 2014 Although the stated dates are these, I also was able to spot some other dates which have the stated fares. So, if you have some travel in mind, this might just be a good time booking up. Related Posts: Jet Airways sale: 7,00,000 domestic seats on sale till August 9, 2013 Live From A Lounge is present…

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It is a good time to book your festive travel now

Airfares have been hitting the roof, or that is what I have been hearing for a while now. And it has to be the case, with inflation and oil prices both heading upwards, and the instance of Kingfisher going under, that airlines realised they can’t keep on dishing out discounting tickets and hope to even break even, forget making profits. However, sales come out from time to time, and this year we saw SpiceJet, Indigo, Air India and Jet Airways all throwing their hat in the ring every time one of them dropped prices. For my personal travel, as long as I have visibility on various travels, I prefer to book it far out during one of these sales of…

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Go Air moves to Terminal 1A in Mumbai

Terminal 1A at Mumbai has been the centre of questions ever since they had to throw out Kingfisher Airlines because of the non-payment of dues. When they eventually made the bold move, there was an abnormality, where Terminal 1B was handling 4 airlines (Indigo, Jet/JetKonnect, SpiceJet and GoAir), while Terminal 1A just had Air India. Here is how terminal 1A looked like: However, GoAir has moved its operations from Terminal 1B to Terminal 1A with effect from July 1, 2013. The airline currently operates 360 movements per week from the city. An aisle of check-in counters at Terminal 1A is now be available for GoAir passengers. The airline has also move its ticketing office to the new premise. It seems…

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GoIbibo flash sale today offering discounts on Jet Airways/Air India (10-12 PM IST)!

Goibibo.com has a flash sale which will be starting up a 4PM India time, and will go on till midnight today (26 May 2013). During this timeframe, they will be doling out different discount codes for different airlines during the day. Here are the discounts being offered: 4-5 PM IST: Rs. 1000 off on GoAir, on a minimum booking value of Rs. 4000 (roughly 25% off), and tickets can be booked for any dates. The promocode for this one is GOS1000. [Over] 8-9 PM IST: Rs. 250 off on Indigo and SpiceJet on a minimum booking value of Rs. 4000.  The promocode for this one is GOS250.  [Over] 10-12 PM IST: Rs. 300 off on Air India, Jet Airways and Jet…

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The economics of Spicejet’s fare sale and justifying the regulator’s action

I got quite some amount of pushback on the SpiceJet sale that happened last weekend and I thought I’d pen down my thoughts here. I think there were 2 sorts of concerns, firstly about people not being able to find the fare and secondly about the concept of the sale as a whole, with a bleeding market as a whole. I first heard about the sale on Friday morning 0800 IST approximately, and immediately got down to work on rearranging some of my existing travel which would have anyways happened for me or my family. For instance, I had a ticket booked for my brother, who was going to be on a DEL-JAI-BOM flight during the sale period and was…

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