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  • British Airways gives massive discount on Mumbai-London ticket Yesterday

    New Delhi: British Airways announced a flash one-day sale on Thursday, offering massive discount of up to 90 per cent on return tickets between Mumbai and London to commemorate nine decades of its India operations. Under the offer, the lowest-priced Mumbai-London return ticket would start at Rs 40,252 for economy travel...
  • British Airways offers up to 50% off on select flights from India September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: British Airways on Tuesday joined its peers in offering limited period discounted tickets to air travellers, rolling out up to 50 per cent lower fares on its flight from India to select global destinations including London, New York and San Francisco. The airline has already commenced the bookings under the...
  • AirAsia India's Rs 990 ticket sparks fare war June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Asia's biggest budget carrier AirAsia is set to make its maiden Indian flight this week, fuelling a cut-throat fare war in a sector already reeling from losses. AirAsia India will take off on Thursday with an eye-catching promotional fare of Rs 990 for flights between high-tech hub Bangalore and...
  • SpiceJet announces 25 pc discount on family travel May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from its competitor IndiGo, no-frill carrier SpiceJet on Firday announced up to 25 per cent discount on tickets for four or more passengers travelling together on domestic flights. Under the 'Friends and Family' offer, four to nine air travellers can travel together on domestic routes and...
  • Airtel to cut discounts, may raise tariffs to meet costs April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Country's largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel today said it will continue to cut discounted minutes and may raise tariffs to meet rising costs. "I think we will continue to see an opportunity to raise voice realisation through continued cut back of discounted minutes... We...
  • People who vote will get Re 1/litre discount on petrol in Ahmedabad April 29, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a bid to motivate people to vote, a group of city-based petrol pumps has announced an incentive to provide petrol cheaper by Re 1 per litre after verifying the indelible ink finger mark of every consumer. The scheme will be implemented for a day on Wednesday when polling...
  • SpiceJet introduces another low fare offer April 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The fare war started by budget carrier SpiceJet in January that led to cuts by other domestic players remains unabated with the Kalanithi Maran promoted-airline now coming up with another low fare offer from select cities. The low fares offered by SpiceJet, which vary from city to city, are...
  • Israeli restaurant: Turn off phone, get 50 per cent discount November 21, 2013

    Abu Ghosh: A restaurant owner in an Arab village outside of Jerusalem says he is on a mission to save culinary culture by making diners a simple offer: Turn off your cellphone and get a 50 per cent discount. Jawdat Ibrahim says smartphones have destroyed the modern dining experience. He hopes...
  • BMW says has no intention get into discount wars to gain volume October 13, 2013

    New Delhi: As the competition for the number one luxury car maker in India hots up, Germany's BMW says it has no intention to get into 'discount wars' with rivals to spur volume growth, choosing to focus on sustainable profitability. "They (rivals) can do what they want, but BMW is...
  • British Airways announces 4-day discount offer for business class August 13, 2013

    British Airways on Tuesday announced a four-day special offer of 15 per cent discount on its business class tickets to London and North America from across its destinations from the country to celebrate the 67th Independence Day. The offer available only on the first and club world cabins, starts from  August...
  • Discounted 'family fares' announced for Airport Metro commuters May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Commuters of Delhi Airport Metro, travelling with their families or in groups of two or more, will now get discounts ranging from Rs 20 to Rs 80 per ticket. Delhi Airport Metro Express Private Limited on Tuesday announced the special discounted 'Family Fares'. Under the new scheme, the...
  • Air India likely to join the low fare bandwagon February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: With major carriers slashing airfares following Jet Airways' offering of 20 lakh seats at Rs 2250 for travel till the year-end, Air India on Wednesday said it might join the competition to bag more air travellers. However, the government did not expect the low fares to breach the...
  • Jet Airways offers major discount on airfare February 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Joining the low-fare war triggered by budget carrier SpiceJet in January, full service carrier Jet Airways on Tuesday announced special fares as low as Rs 2,250 for a single journey across its domestic network. The airline has put 20 lakh seats on over 450 daily flights across 57 destinations...
  • Restaurant offers discount to phone-free diners August 17, 2012

    Beverly Hills: A Los Angeles restaurant is offering a deal to customers who agree to look at their fellow diners instead of their phone screens. Eva Restaurant is giving a 5 per cent discount to customers who will leave their cellphones with staff when they are seated. Owner Mark Gold told KPCC...
  • Importers ask for discounts on falling rupee May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: With rupee plunging below the 55-level against dollar, which benefits exporters, global buyers are putting pressure on Indian exporters to offer 10-15 per cent discount on shipments. The country's apex exporters body FIEO, however, said the continuous fall in the domestic currency will not...
  • Kingfisher tickets? No, thanks, say passengers March 26, 2012

    Mumbai: From a big-ticket brand, in a short span Kingfisher Airlines has nosedived to one with few takers. And now the snub seems to be coming from people who matter the most - travellers. If the city-based ticketing agencies are to be believed, commuters are saying no to Kingfisher tickets,...
  • BlackBerry PlayBook available for Rs 13,490 December 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Here is good news for those who want to own the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Research In Motion have slashed the prices of their tablet PCs by 50 per cent and are now offering them at a price as low as Rs 13,490. The company is selling the base...
  • Hyosung GT650N available at a discount December 10, 2011

    Garware Motors is currently offering their 650cc Hyosung GT650N at a special discount of Rs3.08 lakh(ex-show room, Delhi). This offer is available only till 30th December 2011 and across all the Hyosung dealerships. Commenting on this special offer, Mr. Shivapada Ray, general manager - sales and marketing, Garware Motors stated "We...
  • Deal Hunter to help track neighbourhood deals November 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Consumers will now be able to track online discount deals on various brands even in their neighbourhood stores with the help of a new portal launched on Tuesday. The online deals portal - Deal Hunter - launched by group buying portal mydala.com will initially offer services in Delhi,...
  • Long weekend and discounts lure shoppers September 5, 2011

    Over the last three years, Indian retailers have been assiduously trying to convert August 15 into a mega sale event, hoping to entice shoppers with discounts. This year, sales at most retailers were particularly good, as August 15 fell on Monday, allowing them to make the most of a long...
  • Airlines woo customers in holiday season June 6, 2011

    New Delhi: With the summer holiday season in full swing, Indian and foreign carriers have launched a host of offers to attract holiday makers, business flyers and students going to foreign universities. National carrier Air India has come up with various packages for the flyers which includes a discount of 10...
  • Onion free on purchase of tyre! December 22, 2010

    Jamshedpur: With spiralling onion prices bringing tears in most of the eyes in the country, a tyre seller here has offered to sell the vegetable free of cost, on the purchase of a tyre from his shop. "We are offering five kg onion free on the purchase of a truck tyre...
  • Automakers shy away from discounts this Diwali September 23, 2011

    No festival offers from automakers this Diwali because of supply crunch and strong demand. ...
  • Jet Airways announces discounts for women February 28, 2010

    New Delhi: India's largest private airline Jet Airways has introduced special fares and benefits for women travellers, flying in the month of March, to mark the International Women's Day. Effective from March 1 to March 10, Jet Airways would be giving 10 per cent discount on the base domestic fare and...
  • After Jet, all airlines offer 50 pc fare cut for 3 days September 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Airfares across all airlines have been reduced by 50 per cent. The offer is valid for three days - from September 16 to September 18, 2009. The special offer was announced after Jet Airways and Jet Airways Konnect announced a 50 per cent discount in fares for five days...
  • Where are you, say hotels as summer season approaches April 4, 2009

    New Delhi: With the onset of the Summer season, the Indian hotel industry is doing what it can to bring in customers. The crisis-ridden hospitality industry is going the extra mile to woo clients this summer. With customised packages and major discounts, top hotels across the country are rolling out...
  • Jet chief Goyal meets FM, seeks lower fuel rates October 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal met Finance Minister P Chidambaram in Delhi on Monday and discussed fuel dues owed by the airline to oil companies, a senior finance ministry official said. Jet owes about Rs 8.9 billion that was due for payment by September 25. Similarly, its new ally...
  • Is the party over? No offers this festive season October 20, 2008

    Mumbai: It's festival season and Sunita Mansukhani thought it would be the best time to shop for electronic appliances for her new home. But a visit to the nearby electronic retail store left her a tad disappointed. Gone were the usual freebies, Diwali gifts and attractive discount offers in the...
  • India to get its first chain of discount malls soon January 31, 2008

    New Delhi: Now one need not wait for Diwali or Christmas to buy one's favourite brand at a discount. Pradeep Seth, the man behind Delhi's first mall, Ansal Plaza is now gearing up to give India its first chain of discount malls, called Stadia Supercenters. Though standalone discount stores like Brand...
  • Rebound on Wall Street as Fed US Fed cut rate August 20, 2007

    London: There was a semblance of a rebound on Wall Street and in Europe on Friday as stocks surged after the US Federal Reserve cut the discount rate. The move aims to calm anxious investors and defuse a global credit shortage. However, some experts say investor panic could cause the...