Vistara and GoAir are the most popular carriers of domestic aviation. Both the airline offers a lot of additional benefits to give a comfortable and world-class flying experience to its passengers. Vistara with a market share of 4.7 % and GoAir with 8.4 % are the fifth and sixth largest airlines in India. When it comes to offering benefits to special passengers like Infants, Women flyers, both the carrier provides exclusive benefits to their passengers. Similarly, to show their gratitude to the real heroes of the nation, Vistara and GoAir offer a discount on fares and baggage allowance to both active and retired defence personnel, including their family members. Here we’ll cover all the benefits and differentiate between the Vistara and GoAir Armed Forces Discount.
Benefits Under Vistara Indian Armed Forces Discount
Being the finest full-service carrier, Vistara offers exclusive benefits to passengers who belong to the Indian Army. Under the offer, Vistara provides a discount on fares and baggage allowance to active and retired members of Indian armed forces including their family members. Passengers opting for Vistara Indian Armed Forces Discount will get 10 % off the base fare on economy class. However, if they have done the booking under economy lite, they will get 5 % discount on their tickets. Talking about baggage allowance, customers will get free baggage allowance as per the category booked and under the offer, they will get 5Kgs check-in allowance will be available for both active and retired army officials including active J&K officers. Family members of the army officers will also be able to enjoy the exclusive benefits of Indian armed Forces Discount with the same PNR. Passengers must note that Vistara Indian Armed Forces Discount will be applicable in direct flights in India only. Also, passengers have to carry official army forces ID’s along with dependant cards for their family members to avail the offer.
Benefits under GoAir Defence Promotion
GoAir is one of the most renowned carriers of Indian aviation when it comes to comfortable and hassle-free journey. Just like Vistara, GoAir also offers exclusive to Defence personnel to express their gratitude to the real heroes for their various acts of courage. Under the offer, GoAir will offer 10% discount to both active and retired Indian Armed and Paramilitary personnel’s, their spouses and dependent children. Also, GoAir will provide baggage allowance under Defence promotion. Under the offer, customers will get 10 kgs additional baggage allowance. Also, they will be entitled to Priority Services which will be applicable in selected airports only. Customers must note that to avail the services of GoAir Defence Promotion, passengers must carry valid Photo ID and Military ID card along with Defence personnel dependent ID proof for family members as it will be mandatory at the time of check-in and throughout the journey. If the customers fail to show the necessary documents, they will not be allowed to board in the flight, and they will miss out all the exclusive benefits of the offer. GoAir has noted to book the service passengers can book their tickets from the carrier’s official website or directly from the airport ticketing counters. Also, they can book the service through travel agents, or they can call the GoAir Call centre directly. However, passengers must note that group bookings will not be allowed under GoAir Defence Promotion. To know more about the terms and conditions customers can visit the carrier’s official website and read the necessary details about the offer. However, GoAir has noted that the terms and conditions mentioned under the offer will be over and above the general terms and citizens charter.