Do LCCs Lose Money When Their Flights are Delayed

Old Jul 22, 13, 6:01 am
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Do LCCs Lose Money When Their Flights are Delayed

I'm looking at LCCs based around in Asia.
I hear stories of how flights get delayed during the day and it just keeps pushing back the later flights in the evening / night as the planes just do turnarounds.

Do these LCCs say Air Asia / Tiger etc lose money when this happens?

I always hear that it is expensive for a carrier to miss a window that is allotted to them. Do LCCs have special arrangements with the airports?
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Old Jul 22, 13, 7:34 am
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Originally Posted by lsed View Post
I'm looking at LCCs based around in Asia.
I hear stories of how flights get delayed during the day and it just keeps pushing back the later flights in the evening / night as the planes just do turnarounds.

Do these LCCs say Air Asia / Tiger etc lose money when this happens?

I always hear that it is expensive for a carrier to miss a window that is allotted to them. Do LCCs have special arrangements with the airports?
All PRC airlines are subject to this problem, but they are still in business.
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Old Sep 5, 13, 4:16 pm
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Originally Posted by moondog View Post
All PRC airlines are subject to this problem, but they are still in business.


So it seems then that they have some sort of dynamic slot agreement with the airports?
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