The cheapest airlines in the world: IndiGo, Air India in top 5 list; check out No. 1

May 28, 2018, 06:09 PM IST

Low-cost carriers IndiGo (InterGlobe) and Air India Express have been ranked among the top five cheapest airlines in the world in international flights.



Air India Express, the subsidiary of state-run carrier Air India, has been ranked at the sensational 2nd spot! Air India Express, mostly connecting Gulf countries and Singapore, has an average cost of $0.08 per km for international flights. 


Budget carrier IndiGo placed at the fifth position in a Global Flight Pricing Report prepared by Melbourne-based Rome2Rio—a multimodal travel planning site. This airlines connects Indian cities with Gulf countries besides Bangkok, Colombo, and Kathmandu. IndiGo has an average cost of  $0.10 per km for international flights.


On the other hand, Jet Airways, which in any case has dubbed itself as a premium airliner, gained the 12th place among the other international airlines.



AirAsia X was crowned as the cheapest airline in the world. It is a unit of AirAsia run by Tony Fernandes. Not just this, Indonesia AirAsia is the third cheapest airline in the world. 


Primera Air from Iceland is the world's 4th cheapest airline.  



Parent of Air India Express, which is Air India, finds itself ranked 13th. Etihad, Ryanair, Qantas, Wow Air and Virgin Australia were among the top 10 affordable airlines.