PHUKET TOURISM FAST FACT Low Cost Carrier Market Share Rises
According to the Center for Asia Pacific Aviation LCC's now account for nearly one in six passengers flying in the region. This equates back to 15.7% in the last year. If you go back to 2001, the figure then was only 1.1%.
In reality the figures are skewed as legacy carriers mainly fly wide body aircraft with substantially larger seat capacity and hence higher passenger numbers; while LCC' use smaller regional aircraft.