The insurance cover, which would include flight delays and baggage loss reimbursement, will be available on bookings made from GoAir's website, www.GoAir.in., airline's Managing Director Jeh Wadia said in a press statement. The Indian domestic passenger booking a GoAir ticket will be offered the option of buying the insurance cover for his travel at a nominal premium of Rs 129.
Any GoAir passenger choosing to buy the offer will be financially compensated up to Rs 10,500 by Tata-AIG General Insurance in case of a flight delay beyond a specified duration.
In addition, the passenger buying the insurance cover will also be entitled to various benefits, including baggage loss reimbursement (up to Rs 7,500), if baggage is lost while in the custody of GoAir on the flight for which insurance cover has been purchased.
The trip cancellation and trip interruption benefit will reimburse the original cost of the GoAir ticket, if the passenger buying the insurance cover needs to cancel or shorten his trip due to sickness, injury or loss of an immediate family member.
The emergency accidental medical benefit will reimburse medical bills (up to Rs 1,00,000), if the passenger is involved in an accident during a trip and needs medical attention.
The offerings under the 'GoSurprises' umbrella is part of GoAir's larger marketing strategy to offer passengers value-based travel experience, including convenience of schedule at unique price points.