High airfares ruined summer vacation plans for many Indians

Niharika Sharma
High airfares ruined summer vacation plans for many Indians

The grounding of India’s oldest private airline, earlier this year, has crushed many a holiday plan during peak vacation season. The survey was conducted by travel and hotel booking website Ixigo, which studied the booking pattern of around 3.2 million Indian users between April-June this year and compared it with a year ago. “In 2018, long-haul destinations witnessed a 25% growth along with a significant increase in Indians travelling during summer.