More overseas flights make fares tumble

by Dave

The wonders of competition- greater choice and lower prices. Indian consumers are benefiting from a liberalized airline sector – just like in telecom (with one of the cheapest calling charges in the world – 2c/min for local mobile calls and 6.75c/min for domestic mobile long-distance)

via rediff
If you are planning a holiday this summer to the US, Australia, Germany or Hong Kong, international carriers will make sure you do it without burning a hole in your pocket.

Ticket prices do fall 10-15 per cent every summer. But, this year, the fares have fallen 30-60 per cent. Some airlines have decided to top these rock bottom fares with freebies like free hotel accommodation.