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eDreams Reveals World Ranking of Airlines Offering the Cheapest Flights in 2011

Dépèche transmise le 31 janvier 2012 par PRNewswire

BARCELONA, Spain, January 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Results from a study of short haul routes show that UK airlines Monarch (ZB) and Thomson Airway (BY)s are two of the cheapest flight operators worldwide. eDreams online travel agency used data from millions of 2011 bookings to help travellers in their search for cheap flights.

eDreams (http://www.edreams.com) When you're booking a flight, what do you consider? Price is always an important factor. Which is why eDreams has released the results of a study comparing the cost of flights on all airlines in the world. Get the full story and find out which flight operators really do offer cheap flights in the eDreams Airlines Study [http://www.edreams.com/flights/cheap-flights ].

Vietnamese Jetstar Pacific (BL) is the world's cheapest airline per mile at EUR8.55 per 100 miles. UK contender Monarch comes in second for cheap flights at EUR9.62 per 100 miles, and Romanian Blue Air (0B) is third at EUR10.43 per 100 miles. Thomson Airways is the other UK airline featuring in the top ten cheapest, at EUR11.67 per 100 miles.

eDreams took pricing data from all their flight bookings in 2011. They summed up the miles flown by their customers on a given airline, before adding up all the individual prices paid for these flights. The money was then divided by the distance to get a price per 100 miles.

"Many airlines claim to be inexpensive and these rankings give us a different insight into which are the cheapest airlines per mile flown," says eDreams' Chief Marketing Officer, Mauricio Prieto.

"With the current economic climate, more and more consumers are shopping around for flights because they want to get the most for their money. Using this list, customers can make an informed decision about which airline they want to fly with based on solid pricing data."

About eDreams eDreams (http://www.edreams.com) is one of the leading online travel agencies in Europe. The company offers its services in Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Germany, UK, and 13 other countries including the global market in English. eDreams has had one of the highest growth rates in the European online travel market. The company has a wide selection of flights, hotels, flights + hotel and other products that are available to its clients through booking engines that integrate the latest price and search technologies.

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