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  • GoAir offers discount on fares, lowest at Rs 1,469 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Wadia Group-promoted budget carrier GoAir on Sunday said it has put 1.7 million seats up for sale, offering fares as low as Rs 1,469 for travel next year with a five-day booking period starting on Sunday, to stimulate demand during the lean period. The special offer is available...
  • Airlines give discounts, enhance capacity for holiday season November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Gearing up for the upcoming winter holiday season Indian passenger carriers on Saturday announced discounts and capacity expansion. National passenger carrier Air India announced discounts on its global networks. Calling its discounts the 'global sales' campaign the airline said it will provide discounts on its major international routes in...
  • Air India offers discounted fares on select global routes November 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Triggering a fresh round of fare war on international routes, national carrier Air India announced limited-period heavily discounted two-way fares on select global flights, starting Rs 19,999 ahead of the winter holiday rush. Inclusive return fares under the Short-Term Global Winter Sale Bonanza, which covers some of the major...
  • Airlines add spice to festive season with discount offers October 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Domestic carriers resorted to another round of discounted fares with cash-strapped SpiceJet making the first move with a limited-period discounted one-way domestic fare offer, ranging from all-inclusive fares of Rs 899 to Rs 2,499. No sooner the Kalanithi Maran's budget carrier rolled out its 'Diwali dhamaka sale' offer, other...
  • ED not probing Flipkart mega discount sale: Official October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said it has not launched any probe into the massive discount sale by e-retail giant Flipkart last week but is continuing its earlier investigation into alleged violations of Foreign Direct Investment rules in their e-commerce business. Refuting media reports that the recent online mega...
  • Will look into complaints against Flipkart: Commerce Minister October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: After receiving "many complaints" from traders on Flipkart's massive discount sale, government on Wednesday said it will look into the concerns and take a call on whether more clarity is required on e-commerce retail business. Flipkart's 'Big Billion Day' sale on Monday, that offered steep discounts on various products,...
  • British Airways gives massive discount on MumbaiLondon ticket September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: British Airways announced a flash oneday 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 lowestpriced MumbaiLondon 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 cutthroat fare war in a sector already reeling from losses. AirAsia India will take off on Thursday with an eyecatching promotional fare of Rs 990 for flights between hightech hub Bangalore and...
  • SpiceJet announces 25 pc discount on family travel May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from its competitor IndiGo, nofrill 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 citybased 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 4day discount offer for business class August 13, 2013

    British Airways on Tuesday announced a fourday 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 yearend, 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 lowfare 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 phonefree 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 55level against dollar, which benefits exporters, global buyers are putting pressure on Indian exporters to offer 1015 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 bigticket 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 citybased 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(exshow 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 November 3, 2010

    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...