The low-cost carriers (LCCs) in the Middle East region have registered solid growth in the first half with an overall increase in seat capacity from 11.5 million last year to 13.5 million in 2013, according to a new study.
Travel on low-cost carriers is increasing in the Middle East, reports the latest Travel Tracker from YouGov Siraj, the leading full service research agency in the region.
Online booking for business and leisure travel continues to strength
Regional budget carriers are set to flourish despite turbulence faced by the airline industry, said Ibrahim Al Hamer, managing director of Bahrain Air, a private, low-cost national carrier in Bahrain.
Al Hamer was speaking at the second Mi
In a recent report, the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (Capa) predicts that low-cost carriers (LCCs) will see increased demand in terms of both traffic growth and earnings this year, compared to traditional airlines.
As the aviation world shudders at the prospect of oil soaring to $200 a barrel, an industry expert has said that low-cost carriers (LCCs) and low cost airports could benefit indirectly and ultimately help shape the future of air travel.