The withdrawal of Jet Airways flights has made flying to at least two destinations from Calcutta costlier.
The airfare from Calcutta to Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore has skyrocketed despite this not being a tourist season, tour operators and passengers said.
A one-way trip to Mumbai on April 11 will cost between Rs 17,000 and Rs 26,000, according to travel portals on Tuesday. Usually, during this time of the year, the spot fares hover around Rs 8,000 for a one-way trip on the route, tour operators said.
The Mumbai-Calcutta route is no stranger to surge in fares but that happens mostly during the festive season such as the Puja, which sees a rush among people from the city working elsewhere to return home.