Many of us have already had the experience of flying on a budget airline. Contrary to popular belief, most low-cost carriers arrive on time and do not lose your luggage, though you might have to put up with smaller seats and snack-less flights. Before you book your next flight, take our quiz to see how much you really know about flying on a budget.
In which century did air travel debut?
Budget airlines reduce ticket prices by cutting their _____costs.
Until 1978 the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) regulated all United States interstate airlines. What did they regulate?
The Boeing 737 is considered a _____ passenger jet.
Airline pilots can earn more than _____ a year.
Which of the following expenses is the most unpredictable for the airlines?
Which of the following expenses are typical of commercial airlines?
both of the above
One important way budget airlines save money is by _____ hedging.
By using only one kind of plane, budget airlines save on:
Budget airlines save on airport fees by using ______ airports.