GoAir planning expansion and free tickets to lure in customers
The Wadia Group-promoted GoAir is the latest to go on offensive in the Indian domestic aviation sector. The group has planned to expand its serviced areas to four more cities including some major destinations like Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, and Jaipur. They would be offering flights to these regions within a week.
Also on plans is to bring in more customers by offering as many as 10,000 free tickets on its new destinations on first-come-first-serve basis. Customers eligible for these tickets would only be required to pay the taxes amounting to Rs 221 and can avail of the scheme until March 26, 2006. Now, this is one impressive scheme to bring in more air travelers.
The company had also started with a similar free ticket scheme when it launched its operations in the Indian market. They started with operations covering cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, and Goa initially. With the newly added destinations, GoAir would now be serving customers from eight major cities in India.
And the managing director of the Wadia group, Jeh Wadia has promised that they would rapidly expand their covered destinations to more cities progressively. Wadia said in a statement: â€œThe addition of new routes substantiates our commitment to our passengers by connecting them to important destinations in India. All four destinations have immense business and leisure potential. Our services to these cities will not only enhance our business but also increase tourist flow to these destinationsâ€.