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Updated on: Saturday, October 02, 2021, 01:26 PM IST

Air India offers 50% discounts on flight tickets; all you need to know

 The discount scheme is valid for all Indians who are aged 60 or above. | Pixabay

The discount scheme is valid for all Indians who are aged 60 or above. | Pixabay

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The ailing Air India has announced 50 percent discount on basic fare of flight tickets for senior citizens. The discount is applicable only on economy class tickets and is available for most routes on which Air India flies its commercial planes, according to news reports.

To avail the discounts, senior citizen need to buy it at least three days in advance. The discount scheme is valid for all Indians who are aged 60 or above.

How to apply

  • Valid photo ID of senior citizen with date of birth clearly printed on it

  • The ID proof is mandatory for availing of discounts on bookings of all such flights.

  • If a senior citizen is travelling with a child, the airline will charge the full fare for the child’s ticket

Discounted fares for senior citizens

Air India introducted 50 per cent discount on the base airfare for its domestic flights to senior citizens in December 2020. Fliers above the age of 60 are eligile for the discount

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Published on: Saturday, October 02, 2021, 01:26 PM IST
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