Low-cost air carrier

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Term low-cost air carrier
Status


Mandatory for


Contexts

SESAR

Categories
Synonyms

low-cost airline

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Abbreviation

LCC

Definition

An air carrier that has a relatively low-cost structure in comparison with other comparable carriers and offers low fares or rates. Such a carrier may be independent, the division or subsidiary of a major carrier or, in some instances, the ex-charter arm of an airline group.

Definition Source

ICAO (2004) doc. 9626, Manual on the Regulation of International Air Transport

Note

Lexicon Release

Lexicon Release 2015.2