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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.

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AfricaEdit

AmericasEdit

AsiaEdit

EuropeEdit

OceaniaEdit

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   Southwest Airlines 144.6 135.8 133.2 134.0 135.2 106.2 [1]
2   Ryanair 101.4 86.4 81.4 79.6 76.4 72.7 [2][3]
3   easyJet1 69.9 65.3 61.4 59.2 55.5 49.7 [4]
4   Air Asia Group 2 50.6 45.6 42.6 34.1 29.9 25.7 [5][6]
5   Lion Air Group 3 45.0 37.9 32.0 27.0 20.5 [7]
6   Gol Transportes Aéreos 4 39.1 40.1 36.3 39.2 36.2 32.9 [8]
7   JetBlue 35.1 32.0 30.4 29.0 26.3 24.3 [9]
8   IndiGo 58 29.7 22.8 19.3 15.8 [10][11]
9   Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA 25.8 24.0 20.7 17.7 15.7 13.0 [12]
10   Vueling 24.8 21.5 17.2 14.8 12.3 11.0 [13]
11   Pegasus Airlines 22.3 19.7 16.9 13.6 11.3 8.6
12   WestJet 20.2 19.6 18.5 17.4 16.0 15.2 [14]
13   Wizz Air5 19.2 12.0 11.2 9.6 7.8 5.8 [15]
14   Cebu Pacific 6 18.4 16.9 14.4 12.3 10.5 [16]
15   Spirit Airlines 17.9 14.3 12.4 10.4 8.5 7.0 [17]
16   SpiceJet 11.7 12.6 11.7 9.5 8.6 6.6 [18]
17   Transavia 7 10.8 9.9 8.9 - - - [19]
18   Allegiant Air 9.4 8.0 7.1 6.6 6.1 5.9 [20]
19   flydubai 9.0 7.3 6.8 5.1 [21]
20   flybe 7.7 7.5 7.6 7.2 7.2 [22]
21   Virgin America 7.0 6.5 6.3 6.2 [23]
22   AirArabia 8 6.8 6.1 5.3 4.7 4.5 [24]
23   Jet2.com 5.9 6.0 5.5 4.8 4.2 3.4 [25]
24   Mango 2.3 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.3 [26]
25   Fastjet 9 0.8 0.6 0.4 <0.1 [27]
Notes

Defunct low-cost carriersEdit

 
Adam Air crash At Juanda International Airport, flight licenses revoked due to accidents

  Albania

  Algeria

  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

  Lithuania

  Macau

  Mexico


  Morocco

    Nepal

  Netherlands

  New Zealand

  Norway

  Pakistan

  Philippines

  Poland

  Romania

  Russia

  Saudi Arabia

  Serbia

  Singapore

  Slovakia

  South Africa

  South Korea

  Sri Lanka

  Sweden

  Taiwan

  Thailand

  Ukraine

  United Arab Emirates

  United Kingdom

  United States

  Uruguay

  Zimbabwe

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Flybondi official website
  2. ^ a b 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.
  3. ^ "Canadian Low-Cost Carrier Departs From No-Frills Model". Wall Street Journal. 2015-07-28. Retrieved 2015-11-17.
  4. ^ Jet Smart official website