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LCCs, accounting for 17% of all scheduled seats on sale worldwide, now operate about 14% of all flights. They operate 18% of scheduled flights scheduled flight schedule n → vol régulier
scheduled flight schedule n → Linienflug m in Europe and the US, a figure that has been static in the US for the past three years. In the Asia/Pacific region, LCCs operate 10% of all flights, up from 6% one year ago. They offer 26% of all scheduled seats in the US, 24% in Europe and 9% in the Asia/Pacific. Sep 6, 2006
LCCs are driving global aviation growth, according to according to
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2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. an OAG OAG Office of the Attorney General
OAG Office of the Auditor General (of Canada)
OAG Official Airline Guide
OAG Open-Angle Glaucoma
OAG Open Application Group
OAG Operational Advisory Group special report released in advance of the Routes Development Forum in Dubai and the World Low Cost Airlines Congress in London taking place later this month. Capacity on low-cost carriers A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline (also known as a no-frills or discount carrier / airline) is an airline that offers generally low fares in exchange for eliminating many traditional passenger services. has more than doubled in just four years. This month, budget airlines plan to fly more than 46 million seats on more than 323,000 flights compared with 22 million seats on 169,000 flights in September 2002. The volume of low-cost flights worldwide is 14% higher than a year ago, with 16% more capacity. Sep 6, 2006
Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Civil Aviation confirmed that six companies are pursuing licenses to operate as commercial air carriers as part of the drive to liberalize lib·er·al·ize
v. lib·er·al·ized, lib·er·al·iz·ing, lib·er·al·iz·es
To make liberal or more liberal: "Our standards of private conduct have been greatly liberalized . . . air transport in the kingdom. Two are low-fare startup Sama and business and corporate transport specialist National Air Services. GACA GACA General Authority of Civil Aviation (Saudi Arabia)
GACA Georgia Addiction Counselors Association
GACA Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000 identified the remaining four as travel group Al-Tayar, the Al-Mamlaka company operating as Burj Airlines, Petrogal operating as Al-Watan Airlines and the Saudi Ikhwan trading company. Application evaluation will continue until Sept. 30 with a decision scheduled by year end. Aug 28, 2006