Cheap Flights in India

There are many airlines in India that offer cheap fares to travel thought the country. Initially air travel in India was considered very expensive and not many people could afford air travel, but now because of so many domestic air carriers offering cheap flights, air travel has become more affordable and as compared to the past amd many more people are traveling by air these days.

A couple of years ago there was a monopoly of only a few airlines who offered higher fares and covered only a few destinations in India, but now the aviation sector has opened up greatly and many new players have entered the market ensuring that passengers have a greater choice when it comes to air travel.

There are many new domestic airlines in Indian now, most of them are known as Low Cost Airlines (LCC) or no-frills, discount or budget airlines. These airlines offer lower fares and fewer comforts and to make up for their revenue lost due to decreased ticket prices make that up by charging for extras like food, priority boarding, seat allocation and baggage etc. The common theme among all low cost carriers is the reduction cost and reduced overall fares as compared to legacy carriers like Kingfisher Airlines, Air India and Indian Airlines.

List of Cheap Airlines

Following is a list of airlines, starting with low airlines offering the cheapest flights to the ones offering higher prices:
  • Spice Jet
  • IndiGo Airlines
  • Go Airlines
  • Jet Lite Airlines
  • Kingfisher Airlines
  • Indian Airlines
  • Air India

Last Updated on : 30 September 2011