Eurowings Following Norwegian As Long-Haul Low-Cost Start-Up

Credit: Lufthansa
When Laker Airways was forced to ground its fleet due to bankruptcy on Feb. 5, 1981, it was not only the end of an unusual airline. The failure of Laker also ended the first era of long-haul low-cost air travel in Europe. Now, some European carriers are giving the concept another try. But can this...
Jens Flottau

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

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