New Delhi. SpiceJet, India’s preferred
low fare airline, is offering 100 per cent discounted
tickets to defence and paramilitary personnel.
Under a Freedom Offer to mark
the 62nd anniversary of Indias independence,
the airline says that between Aug 1 and Sep 30,
2009, defence and paramilitary personnel from
BSF, CISF and CRPF will have to pay only the Passenger
Service Fee, relevant airport taxes and fuel charges.
Bookings can be done by going through the airlines
The scheme is available on the airlines
SpiceJet is the only private airline in the country
offering this special benefit. The special offer
is open to serving and retired defence and paramilitary
personnel and their family members with valid
ID card, according to an airline statement.
This special offer, open only to Indian Armed
Forces and personnel of paramilitary forces (BSF,
CISF, CPRF), offers a 100% discount on base fare.
This limited seat offer can be purchased on
with immediate effect for travel between August
1 and September 30, 2009, across the entire
SpiceJet network. Passenger Service Fee, relevant
airport taxes and fuel charge will apply.
Mr Sanjay Aggarwal, Chief Executive Officer,
SpiceJet Limited, said: This is to express
our sincere thanks to the men and women whose
tireless efforts allow us to enjoy our freedom
and exercise our choices. We want to recognise
them and their contribution.