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Bad news for summer vacation plans: Air fares soar as India’s airlines cut down operations

Rick Schlamp/Wikimedia Commons [Licensed under CC by 2.0] Airline after airline is curtailing operations in India, forcing passengers to shell out more for their travel. The pileup of grounded planes, and carriers operating on truncated schedules, could not have come at a worse time. The annual school holidays, starting April, is peak travel period in the country and flight booking sites are already recording a spike in airfares. “The [airfare] rise is more acute between major cities and more impact is seen in last-minute fares [less than seven days]. For instance, on the Pune-Bangalore route, last-minute fares are up […]

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