There remains an appetite for airline partnerships, and LCCs head the target list

Partnerships of various permutations, whether they are cross border JVs, alliances with full service carriers or LCCs forming their own alliances, are an increasingly important…..

When the world comes to North Asia: ensuring the success of mega events continues long after the party is over

The 2018 Winter Olympics may have come and gone in Pyeongchang but the hard work continues for destination marketers, with the Korea Tourism Organisation aiming…..

LCC development in South Korea – news kids on the block join the accidental success story

South Korea was Northeast Asia’s first major LCC market and today remains the largest and most vibrant. But, its success was more by accident than…..

Japan Airlines takes its international low-cost expansion into long-haul markets, but are we on the verge of domestic LCC consolidation?

This week Japan Airlines (JAL) has confirmed its expansion into the low cost long haul market with the confirmation that it will establish a new…..

Financing and operating LCC fleets – and the increasingly influential role of lessors

Is success in the Low Cost Carrier (LCC) market purely driven by aircraft selection? Many would argue that selecting the right aircraft is just one of…..

Matchmaking for further growth – what are LCCs looking for in establishing new bases?

While Low Cost Carrier (LCC) business models continue to adapt, one thing remains constant … the need to keep costs at their minimum. This is…..