Budget Airline

Updated: 2017-12-07.

Budget airlines, sometimes referred to as low-cost carriers, or LCCs, are those airlines that offer bargain prices usually in exchange for reduced service, amenities, frequent flier rewards, or other.

Food, beverages, seat selection, checked baggage, and other such items are often not included in the general ticket price on a low-cost carrier; a passenger will have to pay for each item a la carte. Budget carrier airlines won’t usually provide such amenities as in-flight entertainment devices.

Some budget airlines that are well known include Ryanair and Wizz Air.

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Synonyms:
Low-Cost Carrier, LCC
Categories: Air Travel Terms
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