IndiGo passengers will now face increased charges of up to ₹2,000 for front-row seats with additional legroom, as the airline adjusts its pricing.
What Happened: According to the updated fees and charges on the airline’s website, selecting a window or aisle seat in the front row of an A321 aircraft, which typically accommodates 232 seats, will now cost ₹2,000, a hike of ₹500 rupees. The charge for a middle seat in the same row is ₹1,500.
These revised charges apply uniformly to front-row seats in A321 planes with 222 seats, A320 aircraft with 186 seats, and A320 planes with 180 seats.
For ATR planes, the seat selection charge is now up to ₹500.
Details about changes in charges for selecting seats in other rows were not immediately available.
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Last week, IndiGo removed the fuel charge that was previously applied to tickets, resulting in potential airfare reductions of up to ₹1,000 on specific long routes.
The airline had introduced the fuel charge on all domestic and international tickets starting October 6, 2023, as a response to rising jet fuel prices. The fuel charge ranged from ₹300 to ₹1,000, depending on the distance.
Price Action: Interglobe Aviation’s share price was up 1.93% to ₹3,009.10 around noon on Tuesday.
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