In spite of the improvement in air connectivity with the commissioning of the Kannur International Airport, the cost of air tickets continues to remain high both in both the domestic and international sectors.
A month ago, the steep hike in airfare was attributed to the school vacation and Easter-Vishu season. Now, with the beginning of the Ramzan season, airline companies have steeply increased tariff to other destinations particularly the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.
Fares are high especially on return tickets. “If the airline ticket to Dubai is ₹8,000 from Kozhikode, the return fare is a staggering ₹28,000 towards the month-end. Read More