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Spicejet increases its ticket cancellation charges



New Delhi: Budget carrier SpiceJet has revised upward its ticket cancellation charges by almost Rs 100 and will be applicable from next month. The Gurgaon-based airline at present charges Rs 1,800 as cancellation fee for a domestic ticket and Rs 2,250 for an international booking.

The revised cancellation charges would be Rs 1,899 and Rs 2,349, respectively, from February 1, a SpiceJet official said. AirAsia India, another budget airline, has so far the lowest ticket cancellation charges among the peer airlines.

IndiGo, which has a low-cost business model and was recently listed on the bourses, charges up to Rs 2,500 for cancelling an international ticket and up to Rs 2,250 for a domestic ticket. GoAir and AirAsia India charge up to Rs 2,249 and Rs 1,502, respectively, for cancelling the tickets of their air services.