Low cost carriers

LCC Top 5 Best Practices: #1 Offer all of your competitive fares

Travel agency distribution has become increasingly important for low-cost and hybrid carriers (LCCs)....

Top 5 best practices for LCCs to be successful with travel agents

Over the last three years, travel agents have delivered 28% growth in LCC sales, accounting for up to 30% of total...

Delivering real results for LCCs and hybrids

LCCs and hybrids are changing the rules of the game for the whole airline industry with a growing...


Amadeus and Navitaire: breaking boundaries with a new breed of hybrid

Today, airline business models are no longer as black and white as ‘full service’ versus ‘low...

Flying fish is just one of fastjet’s market-specific innovations in Africa

The future of low cost carriers in Africa is bright. Just look at the base numbers: there are 1.1 billion...

Spring Airlines: Choosing Amadeus for our next phase of growth

When we launched operations in 2005, Spring Airlines was the first low-cost carrier to be established...


LCCs in North Asia: Why take distribution to the next level?

CAPA estimates that low-cost carriers account for 60% of airline seats in Southeast Asia. This figure...

Q1 2016 sees more LCC and Hybrid carriers working with Amadeus

CAPA data shows that LCCs flew almost 1.4 billion seats worldwide in 2015 – the highest ever on record,...

Highlights from day two of CAPA’s airline summit in Dublin

How can full service carriers deal with the growing market share of low cost carriers in the short haul...


Merchandising is the focus of day one at the CAPA Summit

Although the first two panels of the CAPA Summit were seemingly on different topics, one major theme...

How low-cost and hybrid carriers can boost business travel bookings

Business travellers can’t be bothered with unnecessary distractions when they’re on the go. They’ll...

Amadeus completes acquisition of Navitaire

Amadeus has completed the US$830m acquisition of Navitaire from Accenture. This acquisition marks an important...