OAG, the Dunstable based flight information source, indicates that the number of domestic budget flights within the UK has increased by 129%, the equivalent of an additional 775 flights a week, during the last 12 months. The figures are part of the first OAG quarterly report on global airline schedules. According to the report, the number of no frills flights to and from the UK has increased by 73% or 1,773 flights, low cost flights within Europe as a whole increasing by 119%. This enormous growth is mirrored around the globe budget flights in the Pacific/Australasia region increasing by 121% and between North and South America increasing by 98%. The total number of scheduled flights worldwide has increased by 5% or 24,544 flights a week, since December 2001, with international flights to and from the UK up 9% and the UK domestic market as a whole up 8%.