Cheaper Air Tickets at Jewar Airport
Flight tickets departing from Noida International Airport are poised to offer considerably lower prices than those from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI). This substantial cost difference is projected to yield savings ranging from Rs 1000 to Rs 1500 on most flight tickets. The reason behind this cost advantage is the significantly reduced ATF (Aviation Turbine Fuel) VAT charge of just 1% in Uttar Pradesh, as opposed to the 25% VAT charge on ATF in Delhi. This favorable pricing structure will make air travel from the upcoming Jewar airport more affordable for travelers. The Yamuna Authority has already declared its ambitious plan for the airport, expecting 65 airplanes to take off on the first day of its operation.
- 1% VAT on ATF charge in Uttar Pradesh in comparison to 25% VAT on ATF in Delhi.
- This difference is expected to save Rs 1000 to Rs 1500 per ticket.
- There are ongoing plans for enhancing high-speed connectivity, and the workforce on-site is set to increase by a thousand laborers by Diwali.
The construction of Jewar’s airport is progressing rapidly, with plans to augment the labor force by approximately one thousand workers by Diwali. Simultaneously, discussions on establishing high-speed transportation links to the airport continue.
It is significant to connect Noida International Airport with Delhi’s IGI Airport. This connectivity is vital due to the anticipation of more cost-effective flight tickets from Jewar. Consequently, there will likely be a significant number of passengers who, having arrived at IGI Airport, will choose to continue their journey from Noida International Airport. The attraction of lower fares and the availability of an increased number of flights are two compelling reasons for this choice.
The High-Speed Metro’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) intended for connectivity to Delhi’s IGI Airport has been temporarily postponed, while the concept of achieving high-speed connectivity through RapidX (Namo Bharat) is currently under consideration.