E-commerce giant Amazon launches flight-booking service in India

The website also revealed that guests will not have to pay cancellation fees

Amazon, India, Flight booking, Cleartrip, Ota, Online travel agency

E-commerce giant Amazon has launched a flight-booking service for users in India, the company announced.

Amazon partnered with India’s online travel company Cleartrip to launch the service. Customers can now book flights by clicking on the flights icon on Amazon’s pay page on the mobile app and the website.

The website also revealed that guests will not have to pay any cancellation fees. Instead, they would only have to pay the airline.

Several media houses also reported that the e-commerce giant could soon make booking cabs and ordering food a part of its platform, making it a part of their Superapp Strategy.

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