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Jaipur Airport: People to shell out five times the normal flight ticket rates during festive season

People who are planning to travel between November 3 and November 11 to Jaipur or out of the city will shell out five times the amount of usual flight ticket price. The flight rates, connecting Jaipur to other cities, have increased tremendously due to the festive season.

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October 30, 2018 1:12 pm
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Jaipur: People who are planning to travel between November 3 and November 11 to Jaipur or out of the city will shell out five times the amount of usual flight ticket price. The flight ticket rates, connecting Jaipur to other cities, have increased tremendously during the festive season.

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A large number of people travel to their home cities from workplace during the Diwali season. Every time, the airlines increase the flight rates. People pay extra to travel during Diwali. This benefits the airlines companies greatly.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) makes efforts to control the hike of flight rates during the festive season every year, but in vain. The hiked flight rates will be applied from November 3 to November 11, this time.

The flight ticket rates from Mumbai to Jaipur have reached up to Rs 20,000 for the festive season. In normal days, the tickets prices are between Rs 2000 to Rs 3000 on this route.

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Apart from airways, the waiting lists for train tickets are reaching up to 300. Looking at the rates, the railway department started operating new trains on the different routes with hiked prices. Railways are receiving a huge booking from those people, who have to reach any cost.

The rate of flights, connecting Jaipur to other cities.

  • November 4: Mumbai- Jaipur, daily 9 flights.
    Indigo airlines: Rs 8497 – Rs 9873
    Air India: Rs 20,005
    Jet Airways: Rs 11,567 – Rs 20,057
  • November 5: Chandigarh – Jaipur, daily one flight.
    Jet airways: Rs 6017
  • November 4: Surat- Jaipur, daily 2 flights.
    SpiceJet airlines: Rs 5862
    Indigo airlines: Rs 7437
  • November 4: Bengaluru- Jaipur, daily 6 flights.
    Air Asia: Rs 7214 – Rs 8174
    Indigo airlines: Rs 8174 – Rs 12544
    (The usual price is between Rs 3500 to Rs 4500 on this route)
  • November 4: Ahmedabad- Jaipur, daily 3 flights.
    SpiceJet: Rs 5347
    Indigo: Rs 5771
    GoAir: Rs 7300
    (The usual price on this route is between Rs 2500 and Rs 3200)
  • November 4: Chennai-Jaipur, daily 3 flights.
    Indigo: Rs 9822- Rs 11566
    (The usual price on this route is between Rs 4500 and Rs 5500)
  • November 4: Pune- Jaipur, daily 2 flights.
    Indigo: Rs 9580
    Air Asia: Rs 12619
    (The usual price on this route is between Rs 4000 and Rs 4800)

First published: October 29, 2018
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