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A list of low cost airlines in the USA. This list focuses on cheap, low cost, discount, no-frills, budget airlines. While air travel was once seen as a symbol of luxury and wealth, today it is the preferred way to travel great distances by nearly everyone. To answer the call, many airline companies have formed discount divisions for the passenger who's on a budget. It's a small wonder why planes are so popular, when one considers the cost of gasoline, and the fact that airplanes are still the safest way to travel. While commercial space flight is currently in the works, the plane will continue to be the method-of-travel of choice for many decades to come.

But air travel can still be pricy to many places in America, which is why this list of cheapest airlines in the country is so helpful. These names of airlines in USA are the go-to United States Airline companies for those in the states who want to travel on the cheap. Take a look at this list of airlines next time you need a cheap plane ticket!
Southwest Airlines is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Low Cost Airlines in the USA
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Southwest Airlines


Southwest Airlines Co. is a major U.S. airline and the world's largest low-cost carrier, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The airline was established in 1967 and adopted its current name in 1971. The airline has nearly 46,000 employees as of December 2014 and operates more than 3,400 flights per day. ...more

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JetBlue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Low Cost Airlines in the USA
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JetBlue


JetBlue Airways Corporation, stylized as jetBlue, is an American low-cost airline. The company is headquartered in the Long Island City neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens, with its main base at John F. Kennedy International Airport. It also maintains a corporate office in Cottonwood ...more

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Virgin America is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Low Cost Airlines in the USA
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Virgin America


Virgin America, Inc. is a United States-based airline that began service on August 8, 2007. The airline's stated aim is to provide low-fare, high-quality service for "long-haul point-to-point service between major metropolitan cities on the Eastern and West Coast seaboards." San Francisco ...more

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Frontier Airlines is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Low Cost Airlines in the USA
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Frontier Airlines


Frontier Airlines is a United States ultra low-cost airline headquartered in Denver, Colorado, USA. The carrier, which is a subsidiary and operating brand of Indigo Partners, LLC, operates flights to 60 destinations throughout the United States and near international destinations. The airline ...more

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