U.S. Ultra-Low-Cost Carriers Brace For Rocky Autumn

Allegiant and Spirit aircraft on tarmac
Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines have returned to cutting schedules after leisure sentiment soured due to a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Credit: Joepriesaviation.net
American ultra-low-cost carriers attempted to capitalize on this summer’s modest rebound in domestic air travel, but sentiment soured after top leisure destinations became COVID-19 hot spots in July. Worsening leisure travel outlook dampens ULCC sentiment Allegiant, Spirit and Frontier revert to...
Ben Goldstein

Based in Boston, Ben covers advanced air mobility and is managing editor of Aviation Week Network’s AAM Report.

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