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Cheap Flights

Cheap flights are a blessing in disguise! Who would not want to travel cheap? Most people around the world avoid using the services of flights in fear of shelling out a lot of money. Everyone will agree on the fact that even the economic flights in reality are not that economic! Especially if a person is an avid traveler, economic flights are not the best option for him. He will have to opt for the cheap flights or low cost air carriers which operate on very less fares from passengers and understandably also offer less comforts. Therefore a cheap flight must be the choice of travel for you only if you are traveling a very short distance. Long distances covered on low cost flights may be strenuous and uncomfortable. The trick to traveling at low costs is to travel at that time of day or year when the pressure on airlines is comparatively low. For instance, if you catch an early morning or a late night flight, you can travel to the same destination at a lower cost as opposed to traveling during peak hours of the day. Similarly, weekend flights cost more than weekday air travel. Another trick of the trade is to book your flight ticket long before the day of travel as rates continue to increase as the day of journey approaches. However if you are not sure about your date of journey, you will have to opt for the cheap flights which operate from different countries to reduce costs. The downside of these cheap flights is that though the boarding charge is decreased, there are sometimes additional costs which a passenger has to bear. For instance, the food costs and also the baggage expenses may be additional expenses imposed upon a person depending on the quantity of food and baggage that he uses during his journey. Sometimes, extra money has to be paid as charges for seat allocation also. Though it is the low cost of tickets and the reduced number of services which essentially characterize a cheap flight and distinguish it from the business and economical flights, low cost airlines should not be confused with regional airlines that operate only in short air routes. Here is a list of the chief cheap flights operating from different parts of the world:

  • India – Goair, IndiGo, JetLite, Kingfisher Red, Spicejet
  • China – Spring Airlines
  • Pakistan – Air Blue, Shaheen Air
  • Japan – Air Next, Skymark Airlines, StarFlyer, JAL Express, Skynet Asia Airways, Hokkaido International Airlines
  • Sri Lanka – Mihin Lanka
  • United States – Allegiant Air, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Virgin America
  • Canada – CanJet, WestJet
  • Brazil – Azul Brazilian Airlines, WebJet Linhas Aereas, Gol Airlines
  • Argentina – Sol Lineas Aereas
  • Mexico – Interjet, VivaAerobus, Aviacsa, Volaris
  • France – XL Airways France, Transavia.com France
  • Germany – Tufly, Germanwings
  • United Kingdom – easyJet, Jet2, Flybe, bmibaby
  • Italy – Blu-express, Windjet, Air One Smart Carrier, Meridiana
  • Spain – Vueling Airlines




Cheap flights can be availed from all parts of the world. However even the rates of cheap flights do not remain cheap when there is a festival or holiday going on. Hence it is always advisable to make advance bookings if you really want to enjoy the benefits of cheap flying.