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The world's best low-cost airlines


Airlines-low cost airlines are now very popular among tourists all over the world, because the tickets on their planes you can buy at more than reasonable prices.

Such reasonable prices for tickets are usually achieved mostly through the reduction in prepaid services — in-flight meals, baggage, etc.

Thus, passengers can also order and pay for these services only when necessary, not by batch default.

Companies of low-cost airlines in different countries quite a lot, and the quality of service at different budget airlines is significantly different, so the consulting company Skytrax analyzed the reviews about these airlines and made a rating of the world's best low-cost airlines, which included 10 low-cost carrier.

1. JetBlue Airways (new York, USA)

Budget airline JetBlue Airways, aircraft which operate flights to a number of American cities, to Mexico, the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas, was in first place in the ranking of low-cost airlines. At Skytrax it was the only 4* discount airline.

2. AirAsia (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Malaysian low cost airline AirAsia in recent years has become one of the most popular state in the world. The airline flies to 22 countries. The company's policy provides for non-refundable tickets, meals on Board, passengers can purchase at the request directly on Board. For the choice of seat will also have to pay — about $10. Connecting flights is not provided.

3. AirAsia X (Sepang, Malaysia)

AirAsia X is a subsidiary of the Malaysian budget airline AirAsia, which specializiruetsya medium - and long-haul passenger transport in Australia, Asia and the middle East. Every airliner company provides 365 economy seats and 12 premium seats that passengers can transform into a kind of bed.

4. Norwegian (Fornebu, Norway)

The number of routes that serve the aircraft low-cost airline Norwegian is more than 400 units (Europe, Asia, North America, Middle East and Africa) and the number of passengers annually at more than 20 million people. Norwegian passengers can enjoy a bonus program, on Board free Wi-Fi and in-flight catering is available upon request for an additional charge. One of the advantages of the airline — guaranteed refund subject to the cancellation of the flight not later than 30 minutes before departure.

5. Jetstar Airways (Melbourne, Australia)

Jetstar Airways is a subsidiary of Australian company Qantas. Flights are in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region. Flights on Jetstar Airways passengers will have to pay extra to choose a seat in the cabin, to get headphones to watch a movie or to eat.

6. IndiGo (Gurgaon, India)

Indian low-cost airline IndiGo operates flights to Dubai, Singapore, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Muscat and more than 30 cities in the country. In total day, the aircraft of the budget airline produce more than 500 flights. Food & drink passengers IndiGo can already buy on the plane or to take with you on Board. Those who buy from two to nine tickets on a single flight receive a special family discount of 30%.

7. easyJet (Luton, UK)

Budget airline easyJet covers over 630 routes to Europe, Asia and Africa, specializing in short flights. The peculiarity of this state — the special pay rates for those who are afraid to fly. The proposed program includes flight training and psychological training. The price of the Express-course on dealing with fear of flying is £189.

8. WestJet (calgary, Canada)

Canadian low-cost WestJet flies to 88 destinations across Canada, USA, Mexico and the Caribbean. The company's policy provides for the complete exclusion of additional services from base airfares below the passenger could pay only what they really need during the flight. WestJet tickets are non-refundable.

9. Virgin America (Burlingame, USA)

Virgin America, based in California, actively uses the achievements of modern technologies: each aircraft the budget carrier is equipped with Internet Wi-Fi, individual touch screens for ordering meals paid, exchange messages with other passengers, watching TV and movies.

10. Jetstar Asia (Singapore)

Singapore budget Jetstar Asia — is another subsidiary Jetstar, which serves 23 destinations in Southeast Asia. The passengers of the aircraft of this air carrier can surcharge to the signature menu items from JetCafe, and placed in the leather armchairs on the plane. To bring on Board your own drinks or food to passengers is prohibited. The only exceptions are people with particular medical conditions.

Category: Airway
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Date of publication: 08.05.2015

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