Cheapest airline for food and alcohol unveiled where it’s only £2.97 for a beer

Nowadays if you feel a bit peckish on a flight, you’ll have to fork a fortune on in-flight food and drink.

Some flights might charge a lot of money for even a soft drink, while others still offer a number of meals for free.

But have you ever wondered which airline has the most affordable options for travellers on board?

According to research by Jetcost, if it’s cheap alcohol you’re looking for, why don’t you fly with Eurowings or Wizz Air?

The flight comparison website looked at the prices of four different items offered on 12 airlines operating within Europe.

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Items included meal deal (sandwich or toastie), hot drink and a pastry/snack deal, beer and wine.

Flyby was the most expensive airline for beers, with the price of a single 330ml can coming to £5.50 or the equivalent of around £9.47 for a pint.

It was followed by Norwegian Air, Jet2, TUI, easyJet and British Airways at £4.50 for a can of beer.

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If you’re flying with Eurowings, you can get a 330ml can of beer for just £2.97 or around £5.11 a pint.

Vueling and Wizz Air also offer relatively cheap beers at £3.05 and £3.81 respectfully.

And wine is your drink, there’s a bit more variation but Wizz Air is the cheapest airline to serve the tipple.

An 187ml bottle on the budget airline costs just £3.81 – the only one less than £4, while Aurigny charges £4, Eurowings is £4.24.

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Here are the beer prices on short haul flights:

  1. Flybe – £5.50
  2. Norwegian – £4.50
  3. Jet2 – £4.50
  4. TUI – £4.50
  5. easyJet – £4.50
  6. British Airways – £4.50
  7. Ryanair – £4.24
  8. Aer Lingus – £4.24
  9. Aurigny – £4
  10. Wizz Air – £3.81
  11. Vueling – £3.05
  12. Eurowings – £2.97

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Here are the wine prices on short haul flights:

  1. TUI – £6
  2. Norwegian – £5.50
  3. Flybe – £5.50
  4. Ryanair – £5.09
  5. Aer Lingus – £5.09
  6. Vueling – £4.75
  7. British Airways – £4.60
  8. Jet2 – £4.50
  9. easyJet – £4.50
  10. Eurowings – £4.24
  11. Aurigny – £4
  12. Wizz Air – £3.81
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Here are the main mean deal prices:

  1. Norwegian – £8.50
  2. Vueling – £8.48
  3. Aer Lingus – £8.05
  4. British Airways – £7.90
  5. Ryanair – £7.63
  6. Jet2 – £7.60
  7. easyJet – £7.50
  8. Flybe – £7.00
  9. Eurowings – £6.78
  10. TUI – £6.50
  11. Wizz Air – £5.09

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Here are the hot drink and snack deal prices:

  1. Eurowings – £4.66
  2. Norwegian – £4.50
  3. Ryanair – £4.24
  4. Flybe – £4
  5. TUI – £4
  6. easyJet – £4
  7. Wizz Air – £3.81
  8. Vueling – £3.81
  9. Aer Lingus – £3.81
  10. Jet2 – £3.55
  11. Aurigny – £3.50

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