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Etihad signs with Air Arabia for new low-cost carrier

Etihad Aviation Group has signed a partnership deal with Air Arabia to launch Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, a new low-cost carrier. Etihad and Air Arabia will establish an independent joint venture company that will operate as a low-cost passenger airline with its hub in Abu Dhabi International Airport. The new carrier will complement Etihad Airways’ […]

LATAM Airlines to start new LCC in Chile

LATAM Airlines announced plans to start a low cost carrier (LCC) in Chile with possible expansion to Argentina. The preliminary application is already in the hands of the Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC), the Chilean civil aviation authority, according to local paper El Mercurio. LATAM, the company born of the fusion of Chilean LAN […]

UIA: Ukrainian LCC doomed to fail

A national low-cost carrier, the creation of which was announced in Ukraine in 2017, is doomed to fail, the president of Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) Yuri Miroshnikov, told Ukrainian news portal CFTS on November 24. “From a professional point of view, a full-fledged Ukrainian national air carrier is not possible, since two critically important conditions […]