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Scoot, Tigerair offers promotional fares to S'pore, Australia

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Scoot and Tigerair airlines today said they are offering promotional fares starting from Rs 5,099 on certain international routes.

These fares would be available for the flights from Chennai, Amritsar, Bangalore, Lucknow, Hyderabad and Jaipur.

"The fares to Singapore start from as low as Rs 5,099 onwards, and for those who would like to travel in style- ScootBiz fares (where ScootBiz is operating) start from Rs 12,199," Scoot said in a release.

According to the release, the fares to Australia start at Rs 11,499. These prices would be applicable for travel between January 11 and May 15.

Scoot and Tigerair are managed by Budget Aviation Holdings -- a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines Group.

"We are behind the demonetisation exercise now and it's time for us to ring in the new year with celebratory offers across our destinations.

"We believe that there is pent up demand after the demonetisation and that will take effect in these few months," Scoot's India Head Bharath Mahadevan said.

* * * * * * * * * * * * MBD to launch VR based content, device at world book fair

MBD Group will unveil virtual reality (VR) based content at the World Book Fair here and will also bring in its e-book store.

MBD's interactive 3D virtual reality simulations will be made available for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 to make their concepts clear, a company release said.

Apart from the Group's own VR device, MBD's VR content will be compatible with all other leading VR devices like Samsung Gear, Oculus Rift etc, for wider accessibility.

"Apart from VR content & device, we would also introduce our e-book store/portal at the book fair. Initially, the e-book portal will have books for K-12 segment, covering all states, all subjects and all major boards," Monica Malhotra Kandhari, Managing Director, MBD Group, said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Mon, January 02 2017. 22:13 IST