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SpicJet launches Independence Day sale by offering airfares at Rs. 299 on domestic routes. Pictured: A SpiceJet passenger aircraft takes off from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport in Ahmedabad, India May 19, 2016.Reuters

Budget carrier SpiceJet has announced a new promotional offer for Independence Day. The carrier launched a limited period Great Independence Day sale and offered one way base fare of Rs. 399 for domestic travel and base fare price of Rs. 2,999 on non-stop international flights. 

The three-day-sale is valid from Tuesday (Aug. 9) until Friday (Aug. 11) for travel period between Aug. 18 and Sept. 30, the carrier said in a statement. 

SpiceJet is offering the discounted airfares on Ahmedabad-Mumbai, Amritsar-Srinagar, Bengaluru-Chennai, Bengaluru-Kochi, Coimbatore-Hyderabad, Jammu-Srinagar, Mumbai-Goa, Mumbai-Hyderabad amongst others on the domestic routes. Similarly, on the international network, the discounted airfare starting at Rs. 2,999 is available for Dubai-Delhi and Dubai-Mumbai routes.

In addition, the airline is also offering attractive fares on various direct flights across the network.

The flight tickets can be booked on SpiceJet airline's website, mobile app or through travel agents. The discounted airfares are being offered on first-come, first-served basis and are refundable. 

Domestic air carriers such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Go Air flew 79.75 lakh passengers in June this year, a growth of 20 percent over 66.01 lakh passengers who flew in June 2015. SpiceJet improved its market share to 12.7 percent during the month. 

The carrier topped the passenger load factor (PLF) statistics at 93 percent during the same month. 

Last month, SpiceJet launched promotional offer during the time of Eid. The 'Eid Mubarak' discounted airfare offer was open until midnight of July 6, 2016, UAE time (around 1.30 a.m. IST).

The SpiceJet stock was trading at Rs. 61.40 at around 2.48 p.m. on Tuesday, down 1.44 percent from its previous close on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

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