Amazon India Adds Flight Ticket Booking Service to Its Platform

Amazon has launched the service in association with Cleartrip, an online travel platform.

By May 21st, 2019 AT 6:06 PM
Highlights:
  • There are cashback offers until 31 May 2019.
  • There are no additional charges levied on ticket cancellation.

Amazon India now allows the passengers to book domestic flight tickets through the website and mobile application. It has partnered with Cleartrip to enable this.

“We are excited to partner with Cleartrip and share their passion of creating best in class travel experiences,” Shariq Plasticwala, Director, Amazon Pay, said in a statement to the media.

We’re delighted to add domestic flight bookings enabling customers to do more with their Amazon app and for prime members to get more value from their membership, he added.

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Commenting on the association with Amazon, Cleartrip CEO Stuart Crighton said, “Building world-class travel experiences for our customers continues to be the primary focus of Cleartrip. Partnering with a trusted consumer brand like Amazon is an exciting development for us. They have built a large and engaged customer base which enjoy their convenient shopping and payment experiences. We are delighted to partner with them to jointly serve customers.”

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On cancellation, there are no additional charges other than the cancellation penalty of the airline. As an introductory offer, Amazon India has announced cashback of up to INR 2000. For booking amount less than INR 8000, the regular customers will receive INR 400, and the Prime members will receive INR 800 as cashback. For tickets of amount INR 8000-19,999, the cashback offered is INR 1200 for Prime members and INR 800 for other customers. For tickets of above INR 20,000, the Prime members will receive INR 2000, and other customers will get INR 1600.

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The validity of the offer is only once per user and can be availed till 31 May 2019. The cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance. Customers can find the flights icon on the Amazon Pay page in the Amazon mobile app and on the website.

Also Read: Air India’s Move to Single Global Distribution Service Platform Raises Concerns Among Travel Agents

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