Charter / Low Cost Airlines in North America
A number of these airlines have sprung up in North America as an alternative to mainstream, long-established airlines. As services decrease on the traditional, scheduled carriers, these low cost options seem even more attractive. Bear in mind that most are no-frills and may not be the most comfortable, but the savings may be worth it.
Air Tran Airways serves dozens of U.S. cities.
Air Transat is one of Canada's charter airlines serving sun destinations and Europe.
This low cost airline is not yet flying, but is set to have low fares and separate family seating areas.
"Owned and operated for over 8 years by pilots from major us airlines. FCA specializes in the Bahama out islands and provides convenient cheap flights to the Bahamas. FCA has scheduled daily flights from Florida to Marsh Harbor, Treasure Cay and the Florida Keys."
Frontier Airlines has its main hub in Denver and serves several cities in the United States.
Flying between the Hawaiian islands
Jet Blue is gaining a reputation in the United States of providing spacious, comfortable service.
This popular, low cost airline is known for its homemade cookies and good customer service.
Southwest Airlines - details about this airline including seat maps, phone number, crashes/incidents.
Spirit Airlines is one of many airlines in the domestic U.S. market.
Sun Country is based in Minnesota with several destinations in the United States, and flies to Mexico.
This charter airline travels from cities in Ontario, Canada to Southern destinations.
Flies from: several U.S. cities in the Northeast and Midwest
Virgin America has been trying to get approved to fly in the United States since 2004. They have been, and are now set to fly in 2007.
Westjet is Air Canada's biggest competitor for domestic and transborder (to the United States) destinations.