Quiz: Failed and Forgotten Low-Cost Carriers (Part Two!)

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Last week’s edition of the Key.Aero Commercial Aviation Quiz was one of the most popular ever! Always keen to please, we’re back with another round of low-cost, high-fun questions. From mergers to messy collapses, it's time to test your knowledge of these relics of no-frills flying. Good luck!

Question 1 of 10

1. Prior to ending operations in 2004, which aircraft type formed the majority of the Buzz fleet?

Saab 2000
BAe 146-300
ATR 72-500
Embraer ERJ145

Question 2 of 10

2. Which former low-cost carrier was notable for operating the Sukhoi Superjet?

Interjet
Kingfisher Express
AirAsia Japan
Flyr

Question 3 of 10

3. Which of these airports was NOT an operating base for flyglobespan?

Aberdeen
Edinburgh
Liverpool
Manchester

Question 4 of 10

4. What was the parent company of Asian no-frills carrier Vanilla Air?

All Nippon Airways
Korean Air
Japan Airlines
China Southern

Question 5 of 10

5. What was the IATA code for Iceland Express?

IC
IE
RY
HC

Question 6 of 10

6. Launched in 1995, what was the name of the Air New Zealand Group’s low-cost subsidiary?

Kiwi Connection
Freedom Air
ANZ Go
Auckland Express

Question 7 of 10

7. Which well-known aviation boss was once the CEO of European budget airline Clickair?

Alex Cruz
Stelios Haji-Ioannou
Carolyn McCall
Pieter Elbers

Question 8 of 10

8. Bangkok-based NokScoot’s fleet comprised entirely of which aircraft type?

Airbus A330-200
Airbus A340-600
Boeing 777-200ER
Boeing 787-8

Question 9 of 10

9. From which of these English airports did Primera Air plan transatlantic flights?

London Gatwick
Bristol
Birmingham
Manchester

Question 10 of 10

10. Here's the last chance to boost your score! What was the only widebody type to be operated on a scheduled basis with Wow Air?

Boeing 767-200
Boeing 787-9
Airbus A330-300
Airbus A330-900

You got correct!

Oh dear, a rather no-frills performance. Better luck next week!

You got correct!

Oh dear, a rather no-frills performance. Better luck next week!

You got correct!

Oh dear, a rather no-frills performance. Better luck next week!

You got correct!

Impressive stuff, a true first class performance. Can you keep up the standard next week?