Transat­lantic econ­omy flights have kick-started hand-bag­gage only fares, and a low-cost price war

Pick what you want to suit your needs

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Meals

Th­ese may cost ex­tra with the cheap­est air­line tick­ets

Bag­gage

Checked lug­gage in­curs an ex­tra cost with the low­est fares

Seats

Only al­lo­cated at the time of check-in with the cheap­est tick­ets

Flex­i­bil­ity

Low- cost tick­ets rarely al­low you to al­ter or amend flights – “flex” fares are usu­ally more ex­pen­sive

En­ter­tain­ment

Most air­lines pro­vide free in- flight en­ter­tain­ment, though many charge for head­phones

Con­fused?

Some air­lines sell up to six types of econ­omy fares

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