This article is a travel topic. This is one of several Wikitravel articles about Discount airlines. Asian carriers have often offered lower fares than their European or American rivals.
Whether you're hitting the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia or the tea fields of Sikkim, the mysterious Taoist caves of China or the temples of the Thai north, the throbbing cityscapes of the Philippines or the brilliant beachfronts of the Nusa Tenggara, saving money on the journey is sure to help with that holiday budget. But how you ask? Well, by going on a low-cost carrier of course!
Osaka to Kuantan. Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu. Changsha to Phuket.
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From most locations, the cheapest day to fly to Asia is Tuesday. Most users found that departing on a Friday was most expensive. On average you can find the best deals on plane tickets to Asia when looking for flights with afternoon departure times.
The following is a list of low-cost carriers organised by home country. A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline also known as a no-frills, discount or budget carrier or airline is an airline that offers generally low fares in exchange for eliminating many traditional passenger services. Regional airlineswhich may compete with low-cost airlines on some routes, are listed at list of regional airlines.
By Michael Aquino. Amidst the fierce competition over airborne butts on seats, a few names rise to the top - some by dint of their wide-ranging network across the Asia-Pacific, others by their capture of low-cost seats within a single domestic market. Formerly a moribund Malaysian government airline, AirAsia airline code: AK was sold to maverick entrepreneur Tony Fernandes for a token 1 ringgit about one US quarter in