TigerAir Australia named as world’s cheapest airline

 Monday, May 21, 2018 


TigerAirTigerAir Australia named as the world’s cheapest airline according to 2018 Global Flight Price Ranking.



A total of 50 carriers were analysed by an olnile global travel agency, which found that passenger on Pacific low-cost airlines are paying the least for their trips when calculated in $US per kilometre.



Surprisingly, Tigerair topped their list, followed by AirAsia X, Indonesia AirAsia, Jetstar and Etihad.



According to the research, Tigerair’s cost was a tiny $US0.06/km ($A0.08/km) and it received much praise for its recent takeover.



According to the research, the following years of bad press (it was voted Australia’s worst airline three years in a row), it was bought by Virgin in 2014 who seem to have turned its fortunes around.



Meanwhile, the most expensive Australian airline on the list was Regional Express at $US0.59/km ($A0.78/km), while Qantas was at $US0.15/km ($A0.20/km).



Internationally, standouts include Primera Air, which was named the fourth cheapest airline, and Norwegian Air, which came in at seventh place.



Looking at the figures on a global scale, Chile was the cheapest country to fly in, with an average cost of $US0.11/km ($A0.15/km). Indonesia, Turkey, India and Bulgaria made up the rest of the top five list.



The price comparison was based on economy class airfares displayed on their website in January and February this year.





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