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Earlier this week, Gurgaon-based low-cost airline SpiceJet had announced six new flights to accommodate a greater demand for the winter holidays. With just over a week before the winter holidays officially begin in several parts of India, fellow Gurgaon-based airline IndiGo seems to have jumped in as well. On the IndiGo website, the budget passenger carrier is offering flight tickets for fares starting from INR 1,005, which was for flights on the Bagdogra-Guwahati route as reported by NDTV. ALSO READ: Spicejet Adds More Flights for New Year 2018 Holidays Also Read - 'Stop Spreading Rumours and Educate Yourself': Airline Employee on Being Ostracised Over Coronavirus | WATCH
Flight fares haven’t just reduced for the smaller airports. The IndiGo website is offering flight tickets from INR 1,095 for flights between Coimbatore and Singapore, INR 1,120 for Chennai-Bengaluru, INR 1,259 for Vizag-Hyderabad, INR 1,130 for Agartala-Guwahati and INR 1,264 for Patna-Kolkata. Expect other airlines to also offer discounts on tickets during the winter holiday season. The window to book train tickets is long past, so a lot of prospective travelers would be looking to take to the skies for their winter vacations. Also Read - 'Such Behaviour Cannot be Permitted': Delhi HC Dismisses Kunal Kamra's Plea Challenging Flying Ban
Meanwhile, IndiGo has also offered special fares on select flights in an official sale. The sale will run up to December 15, 2017, so make your bookings quickly. The special fares start from INR 1,218, and are applicable for flights scheduled anytime between January 10, 2018 and March 31, 2018. NOW READ: Top Romantic Places in India to Visit During Winter 2017
On a related note, more Indians have been traveling by air in recent years. In the past two years, the domestic aviation market has seen growth in double digits, more than many other markets across the world. In this year until October 2017, 95.4 million passengers flew on domestic airlines, up around 17 percent from the same period in 2016.