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Airlines start filling up Go First void even as fares soar up to 5x

Air India, Vistara have started four and 14 new weekly services on the Mumbai-Goa route

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Deepak Patel New Delhi

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Indian carriers have started new flights on Go First’s top routes to partly fill the void created by its exit. Nevertheless, spot fares on these routes have increased by as much as fivefold.

Go First operated 52 flights per week on the Delhi-Ahmedabad route, making it the sixth-busiest route of the airline, according to data from aviation analytics firm Cirium.
 
After the airline declared insolvency and stopped all services from May 3, Air India introduced 14 new flights per week on the Delhi-Ahmedabad route.
 
However, the spot fares on the route have jumped by about 400 per cent to Rs 16,585

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First Published: May 28 2023 | 7:45 PM IST

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