Tourism Australia has collaborated with India’s national carrier, Air India, to offer fares starting from Rs 58,000, stated a release. The special offer, being advertised on digital platforms, is on until September 30, 15 and valid for travel till October 31, 2015, subject to applicable terms and conditions.
In August 2013, Air India launched direct non-stop flights to Sydney and Melbourne providing a boost to aviation capacity between India and Australia by up to 93,400 seats (on an annualised basis). For the year ended December 2014, Air India recorded 11 per cent market share for air traffic from India into Australia.
Nishant Kashikar, Country Manager, India & Gulf, Tourism Australia, said, “Aviation is a critical pillar of Tourism Australia’s India 2020 Strategic Plan. Air India is one of our important airline partners, and has been a key driver for bringing in additional capacity and driving Indian arrivals to Australia. This limited period offer is a fantastic opportunity for travellers to take advantage of and plan their next holiday in Australia. (Source-Travel Biz Monitor)