Fly Far for Less: Here Are the Best Low-Cost Airlines in 2024

Fly Far for Less: Here Are the Best Low-Cost Airlines in 2024

More than just cheap flights!

Dreaming of a getaway but worried about the cost of flights? Fear not, budget travellers! has crunched the numbers and revealed the world’s best low-cost airlines in 2024.

This analysis considered 12 key factors, including passenger reviews, comfort (think legroom!), safety ratings, and the modernity of the aircraft fleet. The result? A diverse list with 25 airlines spread across the globe, offering budget-friendly options for your next adventure.

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Ranking the world’s best low-cost airlines in 2024

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Europe shines in the budget airline world this year, with a whopping nine carriers making the top 25. EasyJet, a familiar favourite, is joined by Transavia and Air Baltic, all offering convenient connections within Europe and beyond.

Looking further afield? Several strong contenders hail from Asia, including the AirAsia Group, a Southeast Asian giant, and Scoot, a Singaporean budget airline known for its long-haul options.

A standout this year is Vietjet, a Vietnamese carrier, which not only made the overall list but also snagged two awards: best ultra low-cost airline and best low-cost airline online hospitality. This means you can potentially score amazing deals while enjoying a smooth booking experience.

But the Americas aren’t left out either! Well-known airlines like Southwest and JetBlue from the US and Canada‘s Air Canada Rouge round out the diverse selection.

Here is the full list of the 25 best low-cost airlines in the world:

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  • AirAsia Group
  • Air Baltic
  • Air Canada Rouge
  • Cebu Pacific
  • easyJet
  • Eurowings
  • FlyDubai
  • FlyNAS
  • GOL
  • Jetblue
  • Jet2
  • Jetstar Group
  • Jeju Air
  • Norwegian
  • Peach
  • Ryanair
  • Scoot
  • Spicejet
  • Suncountry
  • Southwest
  • Transavia
  • Vietjet
  • Volotea
  • Vueling
  • WizzAir

This list is a great starting point, but it’s always wise to compare prices and options before booking. So, consider factors like your desired destination, travel dates, and baggage needs.

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So, whether you’re dreaming of exploring bustling European cities, soaking up the sun in Asia, or venturing further afield, there’s a budget airline out there to help you reach your travel goals. Also use this list as a starting point for your research, and get ready to embark on your next adventure without breaking the bank!

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