Vande Bharat Mission 5: Ticket prices of flights to the United States will come down in August, the union civil aviation ministry has hinted, as more airlines are all ready to join to international airspace in the coming days.Also Read - Explained: Why Flights Are Being Canceled Due to 5G Roll Out in US?
Though Vande Bharat Mission phase five has not been announced yet, it has been hinted that the Air India-driven rescue mission will continue in some form or the other in the coming months. “It will pave the way for the next course of action,” Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday, addressing a press meet. Also Read - 5G Roll Out: Air India Cancels/Reschedules Several Flights To United States. Check Details
When the Vande Bharat Mission commenced in May, the price of flights to the US, Canada was above Rs 1 Lakh. But in the fourth phase, the tickets were brought down to the bracket of Rs 75,000. “US ticket prices will come down more,” an official said. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Announces Additional Flights to Melbourne, Sydney Till 27 March 2022 | Check Full Flight Schedule, Guidelines Here
Despite the high demand that India, US route has at present, the ticket prices can be brought down as India and the US have established air bubble in which there will be more flights connecting the two countries — not only Air India.
After India and UAE entered into a bilateral pact for resuming international operations, the ticket prices have been brought down to around Rs 13,000.