Ryanair, the world's first low cost flight company
That the low cost flights They have revolutionized the world of aviation and, as a consequence, that of tourism, is something well known. Surely you will have flown more than once in some low cost airline.
And more if you do it from Spain, what should not surprise you because it is the second country in the world by the number of low cost flights They leave or arrive in our country. This is one of the conclusions of the Low Cost Travel Observatory, report prepared by the Liligo flight and travel price comparator.
According to this study, Italy is the first country in the world by the number of low cost flights made, followed by Spain, Germany, France and the United Kingdom. The United States occupies the seventh position despite being the country where low cost flights were born in the 70s after the creation of the Air Southwest company.
By low cost airlines, Ryanair leads the world ranking by number of routes in operation (3,087), followed by Easyjet (1.659), Air Berlin (1,512) and the Spanish Vueling (699). And the companies that have more routes from Spain are Ryanair, Vueling, Easyjet, Wizz air Y Air Berlin.
Spanish cities with more low cost routes they are Barcelona (387), Madrid (325), Malaga (158), Alicante (139) and Gerona (117). And the European ranking of cities with low cost routes is led by London, Paris, Barcelona, Rome and Milan.
If you are curious, in the following link you can download the full report on low cost flights.