In our latest report, OAG explores drivers of growth in Eastern Europe and the rise of low-cost airlines in Europe.
Download our latest report on low cost airlines in Europe today to see how the region is experiencing strong growth, with carriers adding 9% more seats this February versus last year once the effect of the leap year in February 2016 is stripped out.
Discover how LCCs, and in particular Ryanair and Wizz Air are at the forefront of this growth in the use of budget airlines in Europe, operating the majority of capacity in Hungary, Poland and Romania, and collectively adding over 200,000 extra seats compared to last year. Average LCC market share is 50% across the top 5 countries in Eastern Europe and growth continues unabated to the more mature country markets of UK, Germany and Italy. It is clear from the report that Eastern Europe is being greatly impacted by the rise in low-cost flights in Europe, which you can explore by reading in full below:
We also take a closer look at each carriers’ networks and consider their apparent approach to not compete head-to-head, and how sustainable this will be going forward. Download the full report below.
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