Would it matter if you can reach your destination in the same duration, but at a throw away price? oh, hell yeah! While we have a lot of options for cheap domestic carriers – SpiceJet, IndiGo and GoAir; cheap international flight deals are hard to get a hold of. Guess we have a solution!
Here are 5 low cost airlines that you MUST consider before choosing your next international travel destination-
1. Air Asia
AirAsia, a ‘no frills’ carrier flies from cities such as Delhi, Kolkata, Bengalore, Hyderabad and Chennai. The next time you are flying out to Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam or even Australia, this is definitely an airline you must consider.
Check it out – www.airasia.com
New Delhi to Bali return fare for Rs.18,038 only! Who wouldn’t love this?
2. Tiger Air
You will be staring at these prices!
Tiger Air, a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, operates from six Indian destinations – Bnagalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Tiruchirappalli and Lucknow. The airline has 37 weekly flights to Singapore. If you want to save big, travel to China, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, Maldives, Australia, South Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Myanmar or Vietnam with Tiger Air. The airline often has sales such as ‘return for free’ or ‘fly free to Singapore’ (watch out for them!)
Check it out – www.tigerair.com
Kochi to Singapore return fare – USD 209 ONLY (Rs. 14,000)
3. Malindo Air
The airline operates from Amritsar, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai, Tiruchirappalli or Trivandrum to destinations like Sri Lanka, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, China and Indonesia. Malindo Air has very recently teamed up with Turkish Airlines to tap new markets as well as enable passengers to find connections easier when traveling between Asian and Europe.
Check it out – www.malindoair.com
4. Fly Dubai
Owned by the Government of Dubai, Fly Dubai operates 30 weekly flights to Dubai from eight destinations in India – Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Lucknow, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram.
Check it out – www.flydubai.com
5. Scoot Airlines
Scoot, another subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has expand its network in India and launched its services in three Indian cities – Amritsar, Chennai and Jaipur. With some amazing destinations to fly out to, this airline is definitely one to watch out for! Take your pick soon, be it Bangkok, Krabi, Phukrt, Kuala Lampur, Macau, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Tokyo, Manila or Hang Kong.
Woah! Chennai to Singapore in USD 89 ONLY (Rs.6,000 approx)
Share with us in the comments below if you’ve tried any of these airlines? We’d love to know.