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Details on Spicejet’s Flexifly with Optiontown

A few days ago I wrote about the recent arrangement between Spicejet and Optiontown to offer a few of Optiontown products on Spicejet. A few days later, the PR machinery of Optiontown went about town talking about the services and possible pricing. Here are some quotable quotes: On the Flexible Rewards Option, where you could surrender your seat on a potentially full flight and get another flight ticket to your destination, along with a small reward: A passenger can earn up to Rs 1,500 by agreeing to fly on a different time and enabling the airline to make money by selling the seat to a last minute passenger. From Spicejet’s own website on the Flexible Rewards Option: If Optiontown moves…

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Spicejet introduces Flexifly: optional add-ons to your flight

Spicejet has worked up an interesting suite of optional services, labelled FlexiFly in a tie-up with Optiontown and launched them publicly a couple of days ago. For those of you who don’t know about Optiontown, it is a US-based company working in the field of travel options, i.e., helping travel providers maximise revenue, and travellers buy add-on services at a lower cost. Here are the options that have been brought in: Multiple Booking Option: Hold confirmed availability on more than one flight, and choose upto 24 hours before departure Empty Seat Option: Get a confirmed extra seat next to you, upto 24 hours before departure Preferred Flight Option: Book a different flight if your preferred flight is not available, and…

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