As cricket fever is reaching its peak, hotel room tariffs for the night of the match have gone up as high as Rs 2 lakh in top five-star hotels in Ahmedabad, while other hotels have also increased their rates by five to seven times.
The fuel surcharge has been fixed depending on the travel distance, with the maximum amount being Rs 1,000.
The seats available under the scheme are limited and hence will be sold on a ‘first-come, first-serve' basis.
During the first week of October, a daily service will be started by Oman Air on the Muscat-Thiruvananthapuram route.
The airfares in the Sharjah-Kannur sector, which is comparatively higher, was 285 dirhams (Rs 6418) on Sunday.
The budget airline will conduct the services via Muscat from Fujairah airport and back on Mondays and Wednesdays, starting on October 2.
The crisis is so severe that no seats are available on direct flights, compelling many expatriates to book tickets on connecting flights through various sectors, paying huge amounts.
In letter to CM, Scindia informed him aviation companies have authority to decide airfares.
The average flight charge from Kerala to the Gulf is Rs 34,000.
However, the fares are high for travelling from Kerala to the Gulf.