Low-Cost Carriers are a huge travel preference for half of Southern Asia. The following 5 airlines are the top budget. Their vast network across the Asia-Pacific and low-cost seats make them the best in South East Asia Airlines.
It flies all over Asia. It formerly was a Malaysian government-owned airline until 2001 when it was sold to Tony Fernandez, a Maverick entrepreneur. It flies from one connection; the Langkawi-Kuala Lumpur to 88 destinations. In terms of fleet and passenger numbers, it is ranked as Asia’s fifth-largest airlines. It has six short-haul airlines and runs affiliates in India, Thailand, and the Philippines. Flights are booked from its official site and seat sales are announced periodically on its Twitter and Facebook pages.
2. Cebu Pacific
It is Philippine-based and “goes where Filipinos go”- Its unofficial motto. Cebu Pacific (airline code: 5j) has grown over the years, from three domestic destinations in 1996 to cover 14 countries. It has spread its wings over Australia, South and North Asia and the Middle East. Ninoy Aquino International Airport is the airline’s central hub. This airline flies to 24 cities in 14 countries whilst a growing number of international flights dock at Cebu’s Mactan International Airport.
3. Jetstar Asia
Jetstar is Australia’s own low-cost carrier airline. It operates from Singapore’s Changi’s airport and its twin airline; Jetstar Pacific operates in Vietnam and is a popular low-cost carrier. Its flights connect Australia with more than 20 stops over South East Asia, India, New Zealand, Japan and China and flies once a week. To keep tabs on Jetstar Asia, you can sign up for updates on their Facebook and Twitter pages. The Price Watch Alert on their site offers destination-specific fare sales information.
4. Lion Air
It runs on the airline code JT and runs Indonesia’s largest airlines network. Founded by Rusdi Kirana, a former travel agent in 1999 when he discovered that his line of work could be soon made obsolete by online booking. The airline flies to 100 destinations within Indonesia form its hub in Jakarta. Lion Air boasts of international connections in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
5. Nok Air
The airline’s plaint job reflects its name “Nok” which is bird fin, Thai. The airline has a signature smiling beak painted on its nose. The airline, its code DD operates out of Dun Mueang Airport terminal in Bangkok. From Bangkok, the airline flies to over 20 destinations although, within Thailand, It flies to Yangon, Myanmar which is its only international flight. To book flights, travelers can do so from a Nok Air app on smartphones, on the Nok Air’s official site.