Home Airfares Hike: Air journey turns into costly as govt publicizes as much as 30% hike in home airfares – The Economic Occasions Video


The federal government on Thursday introduced a rise in fares for air journey by as much as Rs 5,600, and as per aviation consultants, the explanation behind the hike is the rise in gas costs. As per an order from the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), it’s a routine change. “The higher value band on 180-210 minute flights which is now capped at Rs 18,600, shall be elevated by about 30 per cent to Rs 24,200, a rise of Rs 5,600. On the shortest route for the minimal value band, the value shall be elevated by 10 per cent, a rise of Rs 200,” MoCA stated.

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