Qatar Airways, AirAsia and Ryanair offer flash deals this week

This week has seen a series of good-value airline deals for consumers around the world.

Qatar Airlines is to run a 48-hour sale offering two tickets for the price of one, effective April 6 (00.01) to April 7 (23.59)

Travelers must travel between May 1 and June 10 to qualify for the deal, which Qatar says is the biggest promotion in its history and will be available internationally, with start and end times local to each time zone.

The airline flies to destinations all over the world via its Doha base and tickets can be booked at

Malaysian carrier AirAsia will also kick off a deal April 6, offering a 20 percent reduction on seats for a three-day period.

The campaign is valid for all of the airline's domestic and international operations in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand and for all long-haul routes operated by AirAsia X, which includes destinations such as Delhi and Mumbai in India, Paris, London, Seoul, Perth and Melbourne in Australia and Christchurch in New Zealand.

The deals must be booked via starting from April 6 – April 8 for the travel period from April 9 – May 26.

Ryanair also announced a sale from midnight April 4, promising 1 million €8 seats for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays in May and June - the sale ends midnight April 7.