Fares doubled due to Omicron effect: Many airlines increased prices by up to 100%, new guidelines may have to wait for 6 hours at the airport
The impact of the new variant of the corona virus, Omicron, is also visible on the travel industry. Airline companies have increased airfare on many international routes.
The impact of the new variant of the corona virus, Omicron, is also visible on the travel industry. Airline companies have increased airfare on many international routes. Airfares from India to countries like the US, UK, UAE and Canada have more than doubled.
The troubles of those traveling by air to international destinations are not ending here. The new guideline implemented by the central government to protect against Omicron is also being implemented from Tuesday midnight. Due to the process laid down in these guidelines,passengers may also have to wait for 6 hours at the airport.
According to the report of NDTV, the rate of flight tickets from Delhi to London has increased from about Rs 60,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh.The airfare from Delhi to Dubai has almost doubled to Rs 33,000.Earlier, the round trip ticket from Delhi to Dubai used to cost Rs 20,000.
The round trip cost from Delhi to US was earlier between Rs 90,000 to Rs 1.2 lakh.This has now increased to about Rs 1.5 lakh.Chicago, Washington DC and New York City have seen a 100% increase in airfares. The cost of business class tickets has doubled to Rs 6 lakh.Delhi to Toronto airfare has increased from about Rs 80,000 to Rs 2.37 lakh.