Air Tickets To Become Costlier As Govt Raises Caps on Airfares By 9.83-12.82%

The upper caps were imposed so that passengers are not charged huge amounts when the demand for seats is high.

Domestic Flights Latest News Today: Air passengers on domestic routes, here is an important update for you. Domestic air travel will become costlier from now onwards as the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation on Friday increased the lower as well as upper caps on fares by 9.83 to 12.82 percent.

Issuing a statement, the Civil Aviation Ministry said that the lower caps were imposed to help the airlines that have been struggling financially due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions.

The upper caps were imposed so that passengers are not charged huge amounts when the demand for seats is high.

The Ministry stated that the Central government has taken this decision of increasing the lower limits as well as the upper limits keeping in mind the “prevailing situation of COVID-19” in the country. Also Read – 543 Children in Bengaluru Test Covid+ From August 1-11; Health Dept Calls Situation ‘Alarming’

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