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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.

 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

 

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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. 

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

 

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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.