Air India launches ‘upgrade’ scheme


Aiming at filling up vacant business class seats, Air India today launched a scheme where a domestic economy passenger can upgrade to Executive Class after paying Rs 5,000 or Rs 7,000 over and above the original ticket price.

The upgrade scheme, open to domestic passengers holding revenue tickets in economy class including the cheap advance purchase fares, would be available only at the airport before check-in, subject to executive class seat availability and on first-come, first-serve basis.

The scheme, called ‘Get Up Front’, which is valid till October 31, would be available for travel to 43 cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, an Air India spokesperson said.

Full report here Financial Express


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