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Travel firms bullish on R-Day, expect flight sales to pip New Year weekend

MakeMyTrip expects higher air travel demand for Republic Day weekend compared to the new year's eve weekend

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
It will be a busy Republic Day weekend for airlines and travel companies with leisure travel fueling high demand across the network.

MakeMyTrip, India’s largest online travel portal, expects higher air travel demand for Republic Day weekend compared to the new year eve weekend. “Goa, Kochi and Srinagar are the most booked leisure destinations while Patna, Guwahati and Lucknow have emerged as top tier-II and- III destinations. UAE, Thailand and Singapore rule the charts on the international front,” said Vipul Prakash, chief operating officer of MakeMyTrip.

Domestic air traffic has been surging since end-November. The demand has held

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First Published: Jan 21 2023 | 6:47 PM IST

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