Cheap air travel at midnight: Jet Airways to start 'red-eye' flights
New Delhi, April 24: In a good news for frequent domestic flyers in India, the passengers can now book red-eye flights, that are comparatively cheaper than the daytime flights.
Red eye flights, that are popular in West, operate in mid night till wee hours of mornings. [Book Jet Airways flight ticket at Rs 1,755]
According to TOI report, Jet Airways is all set to start three red-eye flights. [After SpiceJet, GoAir in turbulent phase: 35 pilots resign in 3 months]
The flights will operate from Mumbai-Delhi, Delhi-Kolkata and Delhi-Pune.
Mumbai to Delhi flight will take off at 2.30 am and will land at 4.35 am.
Delhi to Kolkata flight will take off at 2.10 am and will land at 4.25 am.
Delhi to Pune flight will take off at 3.20 am and will land at 5.30 am.
Earlier, Air India had red eye flights for international flights from Delhi-Mumbai-London and Hong Kong-Mumbai-Delhi and the tickets were priced at Rs 2,000 and Rs 3,000.
After 2005, when Low Cost Carriers like GoAir, IndiGo and SpiceJet launched their operations, red-eye flights became irrelevant. [GoAir plans Red Eye connections from Oct-end]
AirAsia India is also likely to follow the suit, once Jet Airways start its operation.