SpiceJet has launched a 1+1 offer to boost ticket sales amid the coronavirus pandemic. Under this scheme, the airline is offering discounts on one-way base fares for travel on the airline's domestic network. Additionally, SpiceJet is also offering a free flight voucher worth the base fare of the booked flight.
"Customers booking a flight during the five-day sale period, till August 7, will get a complimentary flight voucher with a maximum value of Rs 2000 per booking. The voucher, which can be used for future ticket bookings, will be sent to the customer within 48-hours of booking and will have a validity of travel period until October 15, 2020," SpiceJet said in a press release.
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During the sale, which commenced on August 3, flight tickets can be booked for the travel period until March 31, 2021. Spicejet has also unveiled offers, including an upgrade to SpiceMax at Rs 499, to woo passengers.
Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Commercial Officer, SpiceJet, said, "With our special 1+1 offer, we aim to delight our passengers with never before ticket prices and a complimentary flight voucher for the next travel. We believe this sale will add the feeling of joy and excitement to the journey and experience of every passenger who has been waiting to fly to the desired destination for long."
The aviation sector has been significantly impacted due to the travel restrictions imposed in India and other countries in view of the pandemic. All airlines in India have taken cost-cutting measures such as pay cuts, leave-without-pay and firings of employees in order to conserve cash.Click here for Moneycontrol's full coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak