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DGCA Issues 7 Fare Bands For Air Travel, Ticket Prices Between Rs 2,000- Rs 18,600

A DGCA order said the that the lower and the upper fare limits for the first band is Rs 2,000 and Rs 6,000, respectively.

DGCA Issues 7 Fare Bands For Air Travel, Ticket Prices Between Rs 2,000- Rs 18,600
Planes of different airlines are seen parked at T3 airport during the nationwide lockdown, in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi. | PTI Photo
DGCA Issues 7 Fare Bands For Air Travel, Ticket Prices Between Rs 2,000- Rs 18,600
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2020-05-21T21:05:22+05:30

Hours after Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced a cap on domestic airfare, aviation regulator DGCA issued seven bands of ticket pricing with lower and upper fare limits.

The first such band will consist of flights that are of less than 40 minutes duration.

A DGCA order said the that the lower and the upper fare limits for the first band is Rs 2,000 and Rs 6,000, respectively.

 
The subsequent bands would be for flights with durations of 40-60 minutes, 60-90 minutes, 90-120 minutes, 120-150 minutes, 150-180 minutes and 180-210 minutes.

The lower and upper limits for these bands are: Rs 2,500-Rs 7,500; Rs 3,000-Rs 9,000; Rs 3,500-Rs 10,000; Rs 4,500-Rs 13,000; Rs 5,500-Rs 15,700 and Rs 6,500-Rs 18,600, respectively, the DGCA said.

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