Added on : 2020-06-06 12:16:19
Air India (AI) has sold over 22,000 seats in 15 hours of opening bookings for Vande Bharat Mission-III outbound flights to North America and Europe. The huge pent-up demand to travel out of India and these Air India flights being the only option this month at least, saw AI website getting crores of hits and people had a tough time trying to grab a seat. “Sale of tickets commenced at 5 pm Friday for select destinations in USA, Canada, UK and Europe under Phase-3 of VBM. Our website experienced 6-7 times more activity. Over 22,000 seats have been sold overall till 8 am. More seats to more destinations will be added in due course,” AI Tweeted on 9.20 am Saturday.