03/06/2023 09:50 AM | Click to read full article
Airfares on several leisure routes have skyrocketed, foiling the travel plans of summer tourists or making their budgets go awry. Taking cognisance of the surge in airfares, Union Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has put together a group to study the spikes. Scindia said there had been a pullback on the 315 routes Go First was operating. "So there is excess demand on those routes, though we have given those routes to other airlines,” he said on Thursday.