Rise in European LCC holiday package sales coincides with decline in charter operations

    CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Holidays: no rest for Europe‘s LCCs’, stated (18-Jun-2018) a number of leading low cost airlines are offer package holidays in partnership with third party suppliers. Recent comments from easyJet about growing its share in this market and Ryanair‘s ongoing plan to be the ‘Amazon of travel’ demonstrate LCC ambitions in holiday sales. The rise in LCC sales of holiday packages in Europe has coincided with a decline in charter services, which were historically the main focus of the airlines owned by tour operators. [more – CAPA Analysis]