AirAsia India has announced free cancellation and rescheduling for all flights to and from New Delhi between April 19 and 26, both days being inclusive. This decision comes after the imposition of a weeklong lockdown in the National Capital to curb the rampant spread of the deadly coronavirus infections.
In a press release, AirAsia India said that it has announced this offer to give passengers flexibility amid "increased uncertainty and travel restrictions".
AirAsia introduced this additional flexibilty keeping in mind the lockdown imposed by the Delhi state government. The passengers traveling to and from the airport with a valid itinerary will be exempted. Read more
All the passengers flying in or from Delhi now have the choice to cancel or reschedule another flight without the fee structure or the cancellation charges undergoing any change.
In a campaign launched by AirAsia India, they are offering the passengers free re-scheduling on all flights across India for the booking made until 15th May.
"Guests can now make unlimited changes for all bookings and changes made till 15 May 2021, irrespective of the travel dates, without incurring any flight change fees," stated a release. Read more
Similarly, IndiGo on Friday said it will not charge any fees to change time or date on domestic tickets that are booked between 17 April and 30 April.
On Saturday, SpiceJet said that no fees will be charged to the passengers for changing the date or time in their tickets at least five days prior to the departure date.
Delhi is currently under a weeklong lockdown reporting 240 deaths, the highest single-day fatalities recorded in the state so far, in the last 24 hours, and also reported 23,686 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus. Read more
Meanwhile, as of Monday, India recorded more than 2.59 Lakh fresh new cases of the novel coronavirus taking the tally of the caseloads to more than 1.53 crores. In the last 24 hours, India reported 1,761 new fatalities, marking it the biggest spike in the numbers of COVID fatalities recorded in a single day taking the death toll of the country which now stands at 1,80,530. India has reported over 2.5 lakhs cases of coronavirus-infected patients for the fourth consecutive day. India now stands second only to the United States of America as the worst COVID-19 affected country in the world.