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Festive demands up airfares by 20-30% on key routes across country

The hike in airfare prices is a result of the increased cost of aviation turbine fuel, according to ixigo's data

Delhi airport, air travel, passengers, coronavirus
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The busiest travel season in India for air travel often occurs around the festival season

BS Web Team New Delhi
Increased demand during the ongoing festival season has caused airfares on major routes across the nation to increase by 20 per cent to 30 per cent, reported The Hindu Businessline

Research by ixigo, an Indian AI-based online travel portal, shows that typical airfares have increased by 20–30 per cent this year on popular routes as a result of the increase in aviation turbine fuel (ATF). Around Durga Puja and Diwali, EaseMyTrip has also seen a surge in airfares on metro routes.

Aloke Bajpai, Group CEO & Co-founder of the IPO-bound OTA ixigo said to The Hindu Businessline, “With Dussehra and

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First Published: Oct 03 2022 | 9:08 AM IST

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