How can budget airlines win back value-conscious travelers?
4 Apr 2024
How can budget airlines win back value-conscious travelers?

Ultra-low-cost carriers offer a no-frills experience at very low fares and charge mercilessly for ancillary services. With consumers more willing to splurge on travel, demand for premium cabins has gone up. How can budget airlines keep up when people increasingly see travel as an indulgent treat?

Cameron Butler

Cameron Butler has worked in aviation for over a decade, acquiring his private pilot’s license before joining the US Air Force as an avionics technician on fixed-wing aircraft. He’s the founder of Outdoor and You, a travel blog.

Sully Montero

Sully Montero is a romance travel specialist with over 15 years in the industry. Her website is

Stacy Ritter

Stacy Ritter is the CEO and president of Visit Lauderdale.

Meehika Barua

Meehika Barua is a freelance journalist covering lifestyle, social issues and culture. She has written for Vogue, Cosmopolitan, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Tatler, The Spectator, Glamour, Business Insider, Elle, The Independent, Allure, Al Jazeera, Harper's Bazaar, Grazia, among other publications. She has been nominated for various awards such as the Journalist of the Year award for Asian Media and The Rising Stars Global Award for achievement. She won the Journalism Now Scholar competition by Thomson Reuters in 2018.