Curated By: Shahrukh Shah
Last Updated: October 24, 2023, 16:10 IST
The cricket fever is in the air, and the excitement can be felt nationwide, a big thanks to the ongoing World Cup. However, the game somehow has impacted the fare of air travel as well. The top carriers in India have increased the ticket price of direct flights from Delhi to Lucknow, making it more expensive than ever.
It has been reported that the steps have been taken by the airlines in view of India vs England match, which is scheduled to unfold on October 29 at Lucknow’s Ekana Stadium.
Lucknow Airfare Skyrocketing
In case you were planning to witness the India vs England match live from the stadium, and looking for a direct return flight from Delhi to Lucknow, it might cost a sum of Rs 79,000. Yes, you read it right. The price range on the above-mentioned destination became as similar as Delhi to Bangkok or Dubai.
Delhi to Lucknow Economy and Business Class
As per the Google flight search, interested flyers can book a two-way economy ticket from Delhi to Lucknow on October 29 falls under the range between between Rs 7,900 to Rs 10,470. While, business class tickets skyrocket, and might do a hole in your pocket. It will cost you between Rs 33,000 to Rs 79,000, which is far more expensive as compared to regular days.
Usually, the business class ticket comes in the price range between Rs 20,000 to Rs 60,000. While economy tickets cost not more than Rs 3,000 to Rs 6,000.
Arrangements for India Vs England at CCSIA
In order to provide nonstop coverage of cricket on the match day, the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (Lucknow) authority has installed a massive screen at multiple corners. It has been reported that the decision has been taken in view of the biggest cricket tournament cricket match.