CheapOair is an online travel agency that allows customers to book airfare, hotel rooms, rental cars, and vacation packages online, on its mobile apps, by telephone or live chat. Since its inception in 2005, CheapOair has become one of the top 5 online travel agencies  in the United States and is the number 2 online travel agency in flight volume. CheapOair has won numerous awards including those from Travel Weekly,The Stevie Awards, and the International Service Excellence Awards. CheapOair has received recognition from Fortune, USA Today, and Bloomberg Businessweek). CheapOair has agreements with more than 550 airlines, 200,000 hotels and hundreds of rental car companies [unreliable source?]
The agency is headquartered in a Manhattan office in New York City.
History CheapOair was founded in 2005 by CEO Sam S. Jain in New York City as a subsidiary of Fareportal.
In 2008, CheapOair was the ninth-largest online travel agency. It began offering hotel rooms in addition to airfares and car rentals.[unreliable source?]
2010 marked the first time CheapOair launched a dedicated ad campaign in offline channels. The campaign was recognized with Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly in 2011  and Gold Link Awards from LinkShare.
In 2011, the agency released the CheapOair app for iOS and Android devices. The app received critical acclaim  and even won two Silver Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly in 2012. The app achieved the million-download milestone at the beginning of 2013. By 2016, the app had been downloaded roughly 5 million times.