Cheap flights: World’s cheapest airlines revealed | Travel News | Travel

A new study has analysed over 1.5 million economy-class prices from 200 airlines to find the world’s cheapest carriers. The research, by travel planning platform Rome2rio, found that Middle Eastern and Asian airlines provide best value for travellers. A staggering 24 of this year’s top 30 international airlines are based in Asia or the Middle East, with AirAsia X, Air India Express and Indonesia AirAsia making up the top three. It might come as a surprise to some that European carriers are among the world’s most expensive. Ryanair was named best for…

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JetBlue Airlines plane windscreen shatters mid-flight and is forced into emergency landing | Travel News | Travel

The JetBlue Airlines flight was travelling from San Juan to Tampa when th incident occurred. Flight 1052’s outer windscreen shattered during the flight and the pilots performed an emergency landing. They diverted to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after the problem occurred. Whilst no injuries were reported, it is the most recent incident regarding inflight window problems. ABC reporter Michael Paluska was on the flight at the time and tweeted the incident. He wrote: “Windshield in cockpit shattered 3/4 of way home on our @JetBlue flight to #Tampa from #PuertoRico. “Thank…

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Are you allowed to take your own food on a plane? Most airlines allow non-liquid items | Travel News | Travel

Passengers often make the most of their time at the airport by grabbing an alcoholic drink at the airport, according to a new survey. The study conducted by British Airways also found that 28 per cent of passengers wait until they board the plane to get food, which is often very expensive. There are certain rules surrounding what food can be taken through airport security. But are you allowed to take your own food on the plane? Express.co.uk investigate the rules. Passengers are allowed to take food with them onboard…

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