This works on several levels. Most obvious is the idea of the LCC as an eating machine, chewing up the competition. Another thought, equally applicable, is the need to move forward continually or die. This characteristic is not unique to LCCs, but it seems to be of greater importance to them. Recently a groundswell of opinion has held that the LCC tide has peaked due to inter-LCC competition, aging workforces, aging fleets and reduced market opportunities. Geoffrey Thomas in last ...

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