NextGen Long Haul: Remaking traditional network planning

New aircraft technology and evolving passenger preferences have opened the door for low cost long haul operations. What were previously niche city pairs are becoming…..

Ukraine aims to ‘reform’ aviation sector by developing regional airports, building a Europe-Asia hub and attracting LCCs

Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure, Volodymyr Omelyan, has identified the development of regional airports, the attraction of LCCs to reduce fares and a fair and transparent…..

Vienna Airport may now waltz to the LCC beat, but it remains a long-established network hub

The Austrian market has become a market of focus for many of Europe’s leading LCCs following the collapse of airberlin and NIKI. The gaps in…..

Low Cost Carrier battle for Vienna helps elevate Austria to world’s fastest growing top 50 aviation market this winter

Winter temperatures in Austria may be close to freezing point, but the same certainly cannot be said of its aviation sector this winter. After a…..

Why does New Zealand have the lowest international LCC penetration rate in Asia Pacific?

Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) account for approximately 22% of total international seat capacity in the Asia-Pacific, based on CAPA – Centre for Aviation analysis of…..

Video of the week: Connections could be key to supporting Scoot’s low cost long haul expansion

Singapore-based LCC Scoot has begun interlining with Greece’s Aegean Airlines and its domestic subsidiary Olympic Air to help deliver important feed to its Singapore –…..

Low Cost Carrier seats into Australia from Asia are set to grow over its summer period, but share could slip to six year low

After declining during the recent Australia winter 2018 schedule, Low Cost Carrier (LCC) air capacity into the country from destinations across Asia will return to…..

Air Astana to launch LCC brand, reducing unit costs by nearly 40% on short haul routes

Kazakhstan’s Air Astana has announced the establishment of a budget brand which aims to become the first true LCC in Central Asia. FlyArystan plans to…..

Italian aviation market share tips in favour of LCCs – How will Air Italy respond?

The Italian aviation industry is one of perpetual uncertainty, but as a whole continues to prove its robustness with 174 million passengers travelling in 2017, an…..

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…..