List of low-cost airlines

The following is a list of low-cost carriers organised by home country. A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline (also known as a no-frills, discount or budget carrier or airline) is an airline that offers generally low fares in exchange for eliminating many traditional passenger services. Regional airlines, which may compete with low-cost airlines on some routes, are listed at list of regional airlines.

AfricaEdit

 
Mango Boeing 737

  Egypt

  Kenya

  Morocco

  South Africa

  Zimbabwe

AmericaEdit

  Argentina

  Brazil

  Canada

  Chile

  Colombia

  Costa Rica

  Dominican Republic

  Honduras

  Mexico

  Peru

  United States

AsiaEdit

 
An AirAsia Airbus A320 aircraft in Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The airline is the largest low-cost carrier in the continent.
 
An IndiGo Airbus A320neo. The airline is the largest operator of A320neos.
 
A Cebu Pacific A330-300 taxiing at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila
 
HK Express Airbus A320-200
 
Flydubai Boeing 737-800 approaching Dubai
 
A Lion Air Boeing 737-900ER at Singapore Changi Airport in Singapore

  Azerbaijan

  Cambodia

  China

  Hong Kong

  India

  Indonesia

  Japan

  Kazakhstan

  Kyrgyzstan

  Malaysia

  Oman

  Pakistan

  Philippines

  Saudi Arabia

  Singapore

  South Korea

  Taiwan

  Thailand

  Turkey

  United Arab Emirates

  Vietnam

EuropeEdit

 
A Ryanair Boeing 737-800. Ryanair is the largest low-cost airline in Europe and second largest in the world.
 
Eurowings Airbus A320-200
 
An Airbus A319 of easyJet, the largest budget airline in the United Kingdom

  Albania

  Austria

  France

  Germany

  Hungary

  Ireland

  Italy

  Malta

  Moldova

  Netherlands

  Norway

  Poland

  Romania

  Russia

  Spain

  Sweden

   Switzerland

  Ukraine

  United Kingdom

OceaniaEdit

  Australia

List of largest low-cost carriersEdit

This is a list of largest low-cost carriers in the world, ranked by number of transported passengers, shown below in millions.

Ranks Airline / Holding '15 '14 '13 '12 '11 '10 Sources
1   Ryanair 101.4 86.4 81.4 79.6 76.4 72.7 [1][2]
2   easyJet1 69.9 65.3 61.4 59.2 55.5 49.7 [3]
3   Air Asia Group 2 50.6 45.6 42.6 34.1 29.9 25.7 [4][5]
4   Lion Air Group 3 45.0 37.9 32.0 27.0 20.5 [6]
5   Gol Transportes Aéreos 27.1 25.7 21.0 15.0 13.6 10.9
6   IndiGo 58 29.7 22.8 19.3 15.8 [7][8]
7   Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA 25.8 24.0 20.7 17.7 15.7 13.0 [9]
8   Vueling 24.8 21.5 17.2 14.8 12.3 11.0 [10]
9   Pegasus Airlines 22.3 19.7 16.9 13.6 11.3 8.6
10   WestJet 20.2 19.6 18.5 17.4 16.0 15.2 [11]
11   Wizz Air5 19.2 12.0 11.2 9.6 7.8 5.8 [12]
12   Jetstar 6 18.9 17.1 15.2 10.5 9.7 8.0
13   Cebu Pacific 7 18.4 16.9 14.4 12.3 10.5 [13]
14   Spirit Airlines 17.9 14.3 12.4 10.4 8.5 7.0 [14]
15   SpiceJet 11.7 12.6 11.7 9.5 8.6 6.6 [15]
16   Transavia 8 10.8 9.9 8.9 - - - [16]
17   Allegiant Air 9.4 8.0 7.1 6.6 6.1 5.9 [17]
18   flydubai 9.0 7.3 6.8 5.1 [18]
19   VietJet Air 9 8.5 7.0 6.8 6.5 6.0 5.5
20   Spring Airlines 7.9 7.6 6.6 6.7 5.8 5.3
21   AirArabia 10 6.8 6.1 5.3 4.7 4.5 [19]
22   Jet2.com 5.9 6.0 5.5 4.8 4.2 3.4 [20]
23   Nok Air 4.8 5.0 4.5 3.3 3.7 3.9
24   Mango 2.3 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.3 [21]
25   Fastjet 11 0.8 0.6 0.4 <0.1 [22]
Notes

Defunct low-cost carriersEdit

  Albania

  Algeria

  Argentina

  Australia

  Austria

  Bahrain

  Barbados

  Belgium

  Bulgaria

  Brazil

  Chile

  Canada

  Colombia

  Cyprus

  Czech Republic

  Denmark

  Ecuador

  Faroe Islands

  Finland

  France

  Georgia

  Germany

  Hong Kong

  Iceland

  Indonesia

  India

  Israel

  Italy

  Japan

  Jordan

  Macau

  Mexico

  Morocco

  Mozambique

    Nepal

  Netherlands

  New Zealand

  Norway

  Pakistan

  Philippines

  Poland

  Romania

  Russia

  Saudi Arabia

  Serbia

  Singapore

  Slovakia

  South Africa

  South Korea

  Sri Lanka

  Sweden

  Taiwan

  Tanzania

  Thailand

  Ukraine

  United Arab Emirates

  United Kingdom

  United States

  Uruguay

  Zimbabwe

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Flybondi official website
  2. ^ "Indigo Partners acquires stake in Alas del Sur - report". ch-aviation. ch-aviation GmbH. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  3. ^ Vowles, Timothy M.; Lück, Michael (2016). "Low Cost Carriers in the USA and Canada". In Gross, Sven; Lück, Michael (eds.). The Low Cost Carrier Worldwide. New York: Routledge. ISBN 9781317025054.
  4. ^ Jet Smart official website