The growth of low-cost carriers (LCCs) is currently focused on the Western European market, where they represent the most determining factor in the evolution of airline networks. In this area, they stand for 18% of the total air transport supply according to seats. Limited to short and medium haul flights, networks are not too concentrated (no hubs). They are North–South and compete with—when they have not replaced—some charter routes. The use of air freedoms beyond the fourth is still limite...Expand abstract
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An analysis of European low-cost airlines and their networks
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