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Benefits for Senior Citizens :
Travel Benefits by Air:
- AIR INDIA provides 50 per cent Senior Citizen Discount on Normal Economy Class fare for all domestic flights to Indian senior citizens who have completed the age of 63 years subject to certain conditions.
- Senior Citizens (65 years and above) are entitled for concession on basic adult fare in Economy class, on all domestic sectors operated by JETKONNECT.
- Senior citizens of 65 years of age and above are entitled for concession on basic adult fare in Economy class, on all sectors within India operated by JET AIRWAYS.
Travel Benefits by Trains:
Benefits for Senior Citizens provided by the government (as mentioned on the National Portal of India – www.india.gov.in):
When it comes to commuting by trains, the Indian Railways provides A FLAT 40 PER CENT REBATE TO MALE SENIOR CITIZENS AND A FLAT 50 PER CENT REBATE TO FEMALE SENIOR CITIZENS ON FARES IN ALL CLASSES OF ALL TRAINS. This includes Sleeper Class, First Class, Air Conditioned (AC) Chair and First Class AC in all trains including Shatabdi and Rajdhani Expresses.
The minimum age defined for male senior citizens for availing this particular rebate is 60 years, while for female senior citizens it is 58 years.