European Low Fares Airline Association
|Annual passengers (M)||236.3 million (2014)|
The European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA) is an organization formed in 2004 to represent Low-cost carriers based in Brussels, Belgium. In April 2015, IAG airlines British Airways and Iberia, as well as Air Berlin, joined the ELFAA from the Association of European Airlines, more inline with its view of the liberalisation of the air transport, notably towards ME3 carriers.
- identifying policy areas affecting the low fares sector
- effectively influencing regulatory issues
- promoting the common interests of its members in the various European institutions
- British Airways
- Iberia Express
- Norwegian Air Shuttle
- Wizz Air
Former members include:
- Ceased operations
- Air Polonia (ceased operations on 5 December 2004)
- Bmibaby (ceased operations on 9 September 2012 )
- Flying Finn (ceased operations on 27 January 2004)
- My Way Airlines (later MyAir.com) (ceased operations on 24 July 2009)
- SkyEurope (ceased operations on 1 September 2009)
- Sterling(ceased operations on 29 October 2008)
- Volareweb.com(ceased operations on 12 January 2009)
- Basiqair (merged into Transavia.com on 1 January 2005)
- Clickair (merged into Vueling on 15 July 2009)
- Hapag-Lloyd Express (later TUIfly) (merged into TUIfly in January 2007)
- Other reasons
- "ELFAA - The European Low Fares Airline Association". ELFAA. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
- members' statistics December 2014 (PDF) (Report). ELFAA. December 2014. Retrieved 2015-06-25.
- "European Low Fares Airline Association launched" (PDF) (Press release). ELFAA. 27 January 2004.
- "BA and Iberia join budget airline group ELFAA". Business Traveller. 24 April 2015.
- ELFAA current airline membership
- . ELFAA Press Releases. 30 September 2004.
- . ELFAA Press Releases. 10 August 2009.
- . ELFAA Press Releases. 18 December 2003.
- . ELFAA Press Releases. 5 October 2006.
- . ELFAA Press Releases. 11 January 2007.
- . ELFAA Press Releases. 14 April 2008.