List of world’s cheapest airlines: Two Indian airlines bags top five positions
New Delhi : When it comes to booking flight tickets, most of us look for affordable yet comfortable journey to our desired destination. Rome2rio, a Melbourne based multimodal tour planner has released its Global Flight Price Ranking report. This year, Indian carriers IndiGo and Air India Express have bagged position among the top five most affordable airlines in the world. Take a look at the list the world’s top 10 cheapest airlines as per Rome2rio’s report.
AirAsia X: The Malaysia-based AirAsia X is known as the cheapest airline in the world. It is a sister company of AirAsia.
Air India Express: India’s prestigious airlines bag the second position in the list of affordable flights. It is the subsidiary of Air India with headquarters in Kochi. It operates around 550 flights every week to 29 destinations mostly in Asia and Middle East.
Indonesia AirAsia: It takes the credit of third cheapest airline in the world. As per the report, for US/transatlantic travel, travellers consider WOW Air, Norwegian Air and Virgin Atlantic for low-cost flights.
Primera Air: It’s an airline from Iceland which is considered as the fourth cheapest airline around the world. Primera Air along with WOW Air and Ryanair are the only ones giving tough competition to Middle Eastern and Asian airlines. Nevertheless, now you know which airline to pick if you’re travelling to Europe.
IndiGo Airlines: Regardless of controversies, India’s IndiGo offers affordable tickets for most passengers around the world and occupies the fifth position this year.
Etihad Airways: UAE’s second largest airline is at number six position in the rankings. Middle-Eastern airlines and Asian airlines are giving a tough fight to their European counterparts, says the report
Ryanair: It’s an Irish low-cost flight which holds seventh spot in the list. The report says that Ryanair is the best value airline for travel within Europe, given its extensive route network.
Qantas: The Australian airline, Qantas is placed at eighth position. The third-oldest airline in the world is the also known as the largest in Australia as per fleet size.
WOW Air: This Iceland’s carrier, WOW Air took the ninth position. The airline was launched earlier this month and it will start to operate from December.
Virgin Australia: This low-cost carrier holds tenth spot on the list. The report suggests that there’s no point being loyal to any one airline anymore. One should shop around for deals