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Delhi-Mumbai no more than Rs 10,000 as govt sets limits on airfares

No food on board, carriers to provide safety equipment; passengers can only do web check-in, must have Aarogya Setu app in order to fly

civil aviation sector | Coronavirus | DGCA

A Delhi-Mumbai air ticket will not cost more than Rs 10,000 (minus taxes) for the next three months, as the government has decided to fix a tariff cap for the first time since deregulation of fare in 1994.

The maximum fare, along with goods and services tax, passenger security fee and other levies, on this route may not cross Rs 11,500 as domestic flights resume on Monday after more than two months of shutdown. Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, while announcing the resumption of air transport from May 25, said there would be fare caps and floor prices based on the duration of ...

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First Published: Fri, May 22 2020. 13:43 IST