Just a year ago, Users don’t want to mess with IRCTC to book Railway tickets, due to slow system and errors. But recently they have made it very fast and even started selling air tickets. You can visit the website of IRCTC at Air.irctc.co.in and book online flight tickets very easily by just providing little necessary information.
IRCTC stands for Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation which is a subsidiary of the Indian Railways and offers online ticket booking service to its customers. With Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), now you can book your air tickets online for domestic flights and you can save your time as well as money.
About Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation:
Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers large number of services like e-ticketing (online train ticket reservations), tourist trains, railway tour packages, car rentals, hotels bookings and more. The official website of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation is www.irctc.co.in and the headquarters of the company is located in New Delhi, India.
From its official website, everyday approximately 800,000 railway tickets are booked. IRCTC is an initiative by the Indian Railway Ministry. As part of its holiday tour packages, IRCTC has begun selling of air tickets to its passengers who are interested in visiting destinations like Vaishno Devi, Tirupati, Goa, Srinagar, Lakshadweep, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. On its website, the corporation is planning to introduce the new service with the aim to help the “travelers get all travel-related solutions at a single source”.
“A traveller planning to go to the hills up North needs to go to separate places to buy rail and airline tickets. He can make the bookings for both rail and airlines at our website”. “We will set scores for each train and then link them to the incentive scheme to improve quality of catering services”, said Rakesh Tandon, an IRCTC managing director.
Passengers are also able to check flight timings, reservation, details about routes and more on its website. In just few minutes, you can book your air tickets. As per IRCTC official, the service of booking tickets for domestic flights has been launched in the first lot and the service will be enlarged to foreign destinations after observing the response. There is also toll-free number available by IRCTC for queries related to air booking, you can call on 1800 3000 9900. The toll-free service is available 24/7 and you can also email to email@example.com.
Features of IRCTC air ticket booking:
- Multiple secure Payment options
- Dedicated Customer Care
- Attractive Deals
- All Domestic Carriers
- All Air Segment Covered
- Best Prices
IRCTC has launched 10% cash back on all air lines on full fare and the offer will last till 10-July-2010:
- The cash back amount would be refunded the next day.
- In case of cancellation of flight, the cash back amount would be deducted from the cancellation amount.
- The amount would be credited to the same account that was used to make the booking.
How to book air tickets online?
First, visit the official website of IRCTC at www.irctc.co.in. Then you have to press on “Flights” button and reach on the new page at air.irctc.co.in. Now choose your destination from the section From and To. After that, you have to enter the departure and arrival place date. Then, enter the number of passengers like no. of child, adults and infant. Then, select the airline and class as per your choice. At last, click on “Search” button.