New Delhi (NVI): Indian airlines, IndiGo, has launched 6E double seat bookings scheme that allows passengers to book two seats for a single passenger, to ensure safe travel amid Covid-19 pandemic.
Under the scheme, in 6E double seat bookings, only one boarding pass is generated for the two seats, the offer will be effective from July 24.
The passengers will be able to purchase the 6E double seat from IndiGo’s official website, at the time of making the original booking. In addition to this, a double seat may be purchased upto 24 hours prior to the scheduled departure of the flight.
The airline said, “This option can be availed by both passengers as well as travel agents and the charges for the extra seat will be up to 25 percent less the original booking cost.
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Furthermore, this facility will not be available through travel portals and the airline’s call centre. Customers cannot avail the 6E double seat booking once the original seat is booked.
The airline further added that airport charges like PSF, UDF will not be charged under this scheme.
However, this booking will only be an airline component, GST will be charged and therefore, will be at a lower price rate than the total fare paid for the original booking.