Indigo passengers will have to pay up to Rs. 800 more for web check-in and in the other case that is airport check in it shall be free. In a series of tweets, Gurugram-based Indigo said, "As per our revised policy all seats are chargeable for web check-in. Alternatively, you may check-in at the airport for free. Seats will be assigned as per the availability".
The new revised policy rules shall come into effect from November 14.
The company for the second quarter ending September reported a net loss of Rs. 651 crore due to high fuel charges as well as heavy depreciation in the rupee. Rupee in the month of October breached 74 level per US dollar, but now due to sharp drop in crude oil price is trading lower at 70.47.
For selection of seats on an online basis, the seat position will determine the extra charges customers will have to shell out and it shall range in between Rs 100-800.
A first row will be charged as much as Rs. 800 while Rs. 600 will be charged for non-reclining seat next to the emergency exit. Last row's middle seat will be charged Rs. 100 higher than the usual rates.
Post the news, aviation ministry is reported to review the revised policy by the no-frill air carrier.