Air India is now offering 17% discount to passengers booking tickets for the railways’ luxury train, Maharajas’ Express. The ultra-luxury offering train covers the major princely tourist attractions in the country like Delhi, Agra, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Varanasi, Mysore, Goa and Mumbai. A senior railway official confirmed on Wednesday that the discounts can be availed on all AI flights for travelling between any Indian cities.Also Read - IRCTC: Indian Railways Cancels These 22 Trains Till January 24 | Check Full List Here

In an attempt to leverage their respective markets and large customer base, this is a first-of-its-kind initiative by both the travel giants. Being the travel and tourism arm of railways and Air India, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has signed a MoU to develop and promote special tour packages for the flagship premium rail tourist products of Indian Railways. These products are namely – the Maharajas’ Express and Buddhist Circuit Deluxe Special Train. Also Read - IRCTC: India Railways Cancels THESE Trains On January 14, 2022 After Bikaner-Guwahati Express Mishap. Check Complete List Here

Started from Wednesday, passengers can now book the tickets, both for the train as well as the flight, on the website of Maharajas’ Express. For the Buddhist Circuit train, the offer will be valid someday later. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Announces Additional Flights to Melbourne, Sydney Till 27 March 2022 | Check Full Flight Schedule, Guidelines Here

“Passengers can now book tickets for the Maharajas’ Express and they will get a 17 per cent discount on their Air India tickets. These tickets can be for travel between any cities of India,” the official said.