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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Cheap flights: Never miss a plane tickets sale ever again with this trick | Travel News | Travel

Cheap flights are hard to find, but discounted travel is available to all, if you know where and when to look. There is one specific time of the week that is best to find the sales, according to one expert. If you are looking to buy flights, 3pm on a Tuesday is the time to do it. This is because these by this time most big airlines will have adjusted their prices to compete with new offers from budget airlines. Rick Seany from FareCompare.com told ABC News: “Usually, when an…

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Ryanair: Union to represent UK pilots – will cheap flights in the be affected? | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair has allowed a union to represent their British pilots, meaning they will be able to negotiate for better working conditions. It means UK pilots can ask for more pay, better hours and more holiday. The changes affect 600 pilots, which makes up a quarter of all Ryanair’s pilots across Europe. Balpa will not represent the pilots, and the British Airline Pilots’ Association has signed a voluntary trade union recognition agreement. Ryanair has previously been reluctant to deal with unions.  Owner Michael O’Leary once said “hell will freeze over” before the…

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