Air India on Wednesday announced the extension of its short-term promotion scheme, Silver and Platinum Pass, aimed at providing air travel at competitive and affordable rates.

The Silver and Platinum Pass being offered in two variants for unlimited travel in the economy and executive class on the domestic sectors of the national carrier will now be valid for 15 days, the airline said.

Passengers buying the Silver Pass can fly on the economy class to any domestic sector of their choice at a fare of Rs.35,000 any number of times during the 15-day period.

Passengers who purchase the Platinum Pass can enjoy unlimited trips in the executive class to any domestic destination at a fare Rs.75,000. This fare is inclusive of taxes, Air India said.

The passes are available for sale from September 21 and will be valid for travel up to January 15, 2012.

The day of commencement of the journey would be treated as the first day and the 15 days would be counted from the date of the commencement of the journey for determining travel validity, officials said. — PTI