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Global Low Cost Airlines Market to 2022: Market overview and insights for low-cost airlines

Global Low Cost Airlines Market to 2022: Market overview and insights for low-cost airlines

Summary

United States (US) had the highest number of seats sold in 2017, followed by the UK and Spain. The increase in the number of seats sold is primarily attributed to the rise in domestic demand. Southwest Airlines continues to dominate the LCCs market in the US.

In 2017, United Kingdom (UK) had the highest number of seats sold in the European region, followed by Spain, Italy, and Germany. In terms of the number of seats sold, LCCs accounted for 43.9% of the total UK flight market. The number of seats sold in the UK will grow at a CAGR of 7.1% during the year 2017-2022.

With the rise in middle-income group consumers and an increase in demand for low-cost air tickets, the LCCs market in India witnessed the highest number of seats sold in the Asia-Pacific region. Moreover, the Indian Government scheme to expand and develop aviation infrastructure in the country will boost this segment.

Despite poor performance in terms of on-time arrival or departure and safety concerns2, Lion Air continues to dominate the LCCs market in Indonesia. It expanded its fleet size and routes in a bid to compete with rivals in the Indonesian market. The outlook for Indonesia’s LCC aviation industry is positive as the airlines are adapting well to the current market demands. The rise in Indonesia’s middle-income class and the growing number of low-cost carriers is another decisive factor.

Global Low Cost Airlines Market to 2022, report provides in-depth analysis of the key market trends that are shaping the future of this segment and analysis of the low cost airline market globally. Detailed market insight is provided on regions like The Americas, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Europe. Also, company profiles for low cost airlines are provided and how companies can tap into this to better meet their customers' needs.

Scope

  • The US leads the LCC market in the Americas in terms of number of seats sold
  • India continues to dominate with the highest number of seats sold in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Government investment in China boosted load factor for LCCs
  • UAE continues to be the largest market in terms of number of seats sold in the Middle East & Africa region
  • LCCs are a driving force in the European aviation market
  • UK and Spain are the leaders in terms of the number of seats sold on LCCs in the European region.
Reasons to buy
  • Gauge which are the biggest and most promising regional markets for LCC market
  • Understand the demand-side dynamics within the industry to identify key trends and growth opportunities
  • Outlook on the most promising regional markets by learning from existing successes and our recommendations.


1. Snapshot
2. Key trends
3. Deals
4. Key Insights
Americas
Asia-Pacific
Europe
Africa and Middle East
5. Company Profiles
Southwest Airlines
Ryanair Holdings
easyJet
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA
SpiceJet
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA
AirAsia Group Berhad
Dubai Aviation Corporation
Air Arabia (Maroc)
6. Outlook
7. Appendix
References
Terminology and Definitions
About GlobalData
List of Figures
Figure 1: Top LCC Markets in 2017, number of seats sold (million)
Figure 2: Top five American markets: Number of seats sold, LCC (million)
Figure 3: Top five American markets: Load factor (%), LCC
Figure 4: Top five Asia-Pacific markets: Number of seats sold, LCC (million)
Figure 5: Top five Asia-Pacific markets: Load factor (%), LCC
Figure 6: Top five Middle East & Africa markets: Number of seats sold, LCC (million)
Figure 7: Top five Middle East & Africa markets: Load factor (%), LCC
Figure 8: Top five Europe markets: Number of seats sold, LCC (million)
Figure 9: Top five Europe markets: Load factor (%), LCC
Figure 10: Top 10 LCC markets by Revenue, 2017 versus 2022 (US$ Billion)

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