What is a Low-Cost Carrier (LCC)? Low-Cost Carriers also known as low-cost airlines are budget airlines that offer a cheaper fare but usually have stricter restriction on refunding and frills such as baggage, meals and entertainment. Was this article helpful? Can't find what you're looking for? Inquiry Form Related articles How much baggage is included in my reservation? How do I check my itinerary on Jetstar website? How can I check if the LCC fare I bought includes baggage? How much time prior to the flight departure should I be at the airport? What should I do if the weather conditions are bad?