Many budget carriers are reaching adolesence and their challenges are also evolving as they strive to fite their models to the new economic landscape.

In this special report, we explore how they are weathering the storm and whether the clouds are masking potential cost savings and opportunities.

Low-cost carrier special report

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Ready for battle

How well prepared are low-cost carriers to survive the economic crisis and exploit new opportunities?


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Pastures new 

Low cost carriers are finding the lure of markets outside their traditional borders too tempting to resist and are increasingly spreading their wings.





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Sleepless nights

In the first of a two-part feature, Spencer Stuart executives Michael Bell & Thierry Lindenau explore why low-cost chiefs are beginning to suffer legacy insomnia.



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Comment: Taste of fear

We ask what is the emotional state of the leaders of low-cost carriers as they battle through the crisis.






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Feedback: The time is right

 Former easyJet and Go executive Michael Coltman, now a partner at consultancy firm Mango Aviation, flags up airlines in the sector that have capitalised on adversity.

Source: Airline Business