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Traveling by Cheap Flights

  1. 1. ==== ====A complete hotel search engine website,, which searches over 230,000hotel properties. This same site also searches for airline and car rental ====Cheap flights airlines, also referred to as no frills or low fares airlines are airlines that providecheapest flights travel prices by selling most of their on board services such as cargo carrying,meals and seats booking. The low cost airlines should not be confused with regular airlines thatproviding seasonal discounted fares. Unlike the regular airlines, these airlines continually providesuch low fares and keeping their costs low.History of Cheap Flights AirlinesCheap flight airlines were started in 1971 by an American airlines called Southwest Airlines. Itspread to Europe and the airlines are quickly gaining root among many travelers. In 1994, 3 milliontravelers chose to use the cheap flights and the statistics sky rocketed in the next year. 1995 sawover 17.5 million travelers move from the regular airlines to the low fare flights airlines in a bid toget the cheapest flights. This trend has continued to characterize the airline industry. Many main-stream airlines have either shifted to the cheap fare flights business or have opened franchises tocatch this growing demand. Case in point is British Airways that founded their cheap flights airlinesubsidiary called Go. KLM also started a franchise for low fare flights called Buzz. However, Buzzwas bought by Ryanair and Go by easyJet after the former owning airlines recorded losses fromthese cheap flights subsidiaries. Today, easyJet and Ryanair are the most successful low ratesflights companies operating in Europe. With the economic recession and the hard hit on theairlines industry, analysts project that the trend on cheap fare flights will continue to grow into thefuture. They project that low rates flights will also take the long distant routes which are currentlypredominated by the large regular airlines.How the Cheap Flights Manage Their CostsThe cheap flights airlines are able to have the cheapest flights for various reasons. These airlineswill mainly land on airports that are smaller and have cheaper costs for landing and parking. Theyalso sell their tickets directly without reliance on third party agents and thereby reducing oncommission costs. The planes also minimize on their on-board staff by having no meals or cashmeals served. No meals means that less cleaning costs and food storage costs. The planes willusually have little or no entertainment and thereby reducing on related costs. Since they usuallyhave the cheapest flights, the flights are mostly full and they minimize on their loading andoffloading time at airports. These planes have one travel class to ease on administration costs andthe companies use new planes to reduce on maintenance costs.How to get the cheapest flights for your travelEven with the cheap flights airlines, you can mange your travel to time the cheapest offers and
  2. 2. therefore reduce further on your travel costs. Booking way in advance, at least two weeks prior toyour travel will in most cases reduce on your fare charges. Airlines will generally increase on theirfares as the date of travel nears. Since there are no middlemen with these airlines, all you need todo is go to the airlines website and book for the air ticket and pay via credit card. You can alsobook and pay by calling their call centers. The cheapest flights are usually on weekdays betweenMonday and Thursday. Weekend fares are usually higher as the demand is also high. You shouldalso try and book the very early morning and late in the night flights as these flights have lessdemand and therefore lower fares. When booking and comparing prices, you should keep in mindthe taxes levied on the tickets. Some cheap flights airlines will have the fares indicated inclusive oftaxes while others exclude taxes.Cheapflightsfinder is your ideal partner in identifying the cheapest flights. The company runs asearch that is able to give you the cheapest fares in a given route. It therefore reduces on timetaken to search through various cheap flights websites. You can search for the lowest fares byclicking here.Article Source: ====A complete hotel search engine website,, which searches over 230,000hotel properties. This same site also searches for airline and car rental ====