Capacity share (%) of total seats: 2001 - 2012

The success of the LCC model is reflected in its increasing share of the market.

Penetration grew from less than 10% of the world market to more than 25% between 2001 and 2012.

The phenomenon is being felt in all major regions of the world, with penetration in the more mature market of Europe over 35%.

The scale of the penetration and the increasing popularity proves that the LCC sector is being universally accepted by consumers

Irelandia Aviation LCC Penetration
Source: CAPA Centre for Aviation