Low-cost carrier Air India Express is offering special fares on select routes from Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

From September 14, fares on Abu Dhabi-Kozhikode will dip to Dh365, Air India Express travel consultant Abdul Salih said. Normally, one-way ticket to Kozhikode costs Dh435 or more but during festive season this goes up to Dh1,100 due to soaring demand.

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“All our flights to Kerala are almost full till September 14. Both Eid and Kerala’s harvest festival of Onam are coming together in the same week,” Abdul Salih said.

Otherwise too we offer the lowest rates, added.

For destinations to Kerala, the fares normally start at Dh415 to Kochi, Dh505 to the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram. One-way ticket to New Delhi starts at Dh362 and Mangalore Dh370. Also, Al Ain-Kozhikode ticket costs Dh425.

“But the rates will wary from time to time,” he added.

Cutting across all airlines, tickets during festive season normally range between Dh1,000 to Dh2,000 or more.

In another development, all Air India Express departures from Abu Dhabi International Airport have been shifted to Terminal 1 from Terminal 1A.

Sharjah offers

From September 15, non-stop flights between Sharjah and Chandigarh will cost just Dh210.

“This is our promotional offer as this is a new route.”

Also, from September 14 the Kochi-headquartered company will fly daily non-stop flights from Sharjah to Varanasi and Tiruchirappalli.

“Earlier, we had just three flights a week.”

The carrier already flies daily non-stops flight on Dubai-Tiruchirappalli routes.

SOURCEKhaleej Times