Startup carriers are set to gamble on low-cost service across Atlantic

10/26/2009 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Low-cost service across the Atlantic could soon become a reality because of lower rates for leasing jets and more flight crews looking for work, The New York Times reports. Discount carriers have enjoyed success on short-haul routes for more than a decade, but only Asia has seen viable low-cost service on long-haul routes. But several European carriers, including Iceland Express and Feel Air of Norway, plan to begin trans-Atlantic service in the coming months with fares that run 30% to 40% less than the competition.

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