Despite economic woes, the global budget airline boom remains a hallmark of the new millennium, bringing the jet-set lifestyle to the money-mindful masses like never before. With today's exciting crop of chic low-cost carriers, passengers can pay peanuts for their fares, but look forward to much more than peanuts onboard. The 10 budget airlines in our international roundup all boast efficient aircraft, sleek interior design, attractive routes, innovative onboard services, comfortable seating, and a stylish, friendly staff – features that have long since slipped through the cracks of many of the struggling mainstream carriers. For the rest of our list, read our Top 10 Budget Airlines article.
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