In providing international connectivity, low-cost carriers IndiGo and Air India Express have been ranked among the top 5 cheapest airlines in the world.
According to a Global Flight Pricing Report, budget carrier IndiGo has been entitled with the fifth position and Air India Express (a wholly-owned subsidiary of state-run carrier Air India) has been ranked second.
Other than the top 5, two other Indian carriers, Jet Airways and Air India gained 12th and 13th position respectively. The top ten affordable airlines included some popular names like Wow Air, Etihad, Qantas, Virgin Australia and Ryanair.
In the report, none of the airlines from the UK or the US found a place among the top 10 affordable airlines in the world.