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Airbus and Boeing forecast LCCs as drivers of Middle East fleet growth


The LCC phenomenon in the Middle East is just six years old, commencing with the launch of Air Arabia in 2003. While still relatively small, the model has started to bloom in the region, with a total of five more LCCs launching operations in the Middle East over the last four years. [1236 words]

Unlock the following content in this report:


  • More orders to come for LCCs
  • Narrowbodies and the LCC market
  • Liberalisation: The key to Middle East regional growth
  • New home markets

Graphs and data:

  • Middle East LCC breakdown
  • Middle East fleet breakdown
  • Middle East capacity share by region
  • Airbus & Boeing 20-year narrowbody orders forecast
  • Middle East 20-year RPK growth forecast
  • LCC home hub market share breakdown: Week commencing 14-Sep-2009
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