According to news reports, AirAsia is offering discounts on two million seats for bookings between April 2 and 7, 2013 for travel from India to South East Asian destinations. The travel period covered under the scheme is January 1-April 30, 2014. Effectively, a ticket from Kolkata to Bangkok will be Rs 3,300; Chennai to Bangkok Rs 3,500; Bengaluru to Kuala Lumpur Rs 5,500; Kolkata to Kuala Lumpur Rs 5,000; Kochi or Chennai to Kuala Lumpur Rs 4,500; and Tiruchirapalli to Kuala Lumpur Rs 4,000.
“We are the only airline in the region to constantly keep our fares low and offer free seats campaigns on such a scale. It has now become an anticipated global virtual event and we will continue to stay true to our promise of ‘Now Everyone Can Fly’,” Siegtraund Teh, Group Chief Commercial Officer, AirAsia, said.