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Below is a List of Budget Airlines in Asia and the Middle East for Comparison:

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Adam Air Aero Asia Air Arabia Air Asia Air Blue
         
Air Deccan Air Do Air India Express Air Next Air Philippines
         
Asian Spirit Bangkok Air Cebu Pacific Citilink Go Air
         
Gulf Traveller Hansung Airlines Ibex Airlines JAL Express Jeju Air
         
JetStar Asia Kingfisher Airlines Lion Air Nok Air One-Two-Go
         
Paramount Airways Skymark Airlines SEA Airlines SpiceJet Spring Airlines
         
StarFlyer Tiger Airways Valuair    

Adam Air
Started operating: 19 December 2003
Base: Jakarta (Indonesia)
Cancel booking:  -
Change booking:  -
Check-in luggage: Check-in up to 20kgs of luggage free
Destinations: To view a full list of destinations CLICK HERE
Excess luggage: Fees vary depending on your flight
Hand luggage: You are allowed to carry 1 piece of hand luggage on the plane. Maximum size 48cm x 34cm x 23cm. You can also bring one small item such as a laptop, handbag, coat or suit pack. When unfolded, the suit pack must be no more than 11cm thick, 60cm in wide and 114cm long. The combined weight of your hand luggage must not exceed 5kg.
In-flight entertainment:  -
In-flight refreshment: All passengers will be served free drinks and light meals
Reconfirm flight: It is necessary to reconfirm your reservation flight. Call Adam Air’s head office on  +62 21 6917540 ext. 851.
Seating arrangement: Assigned seats
Special assistance: If you need special assistance such as wheel chair services or escort services for unaccompanied minors, please contact our customer services agent at the airport or you may request through our check in staff.

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Aero Asia

Started Operating:

6 May 1993

Base:

Karachi (Pakistan) and Dubai International Airport (UAE)

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Air Arabia

Established:

3 February 2003

Base:

Sharjah International Airport (UAE)

Cancel booking:  -
Change booking:  -

Check-in luggage:

You are entitled to the following allowances as based on your destination:

Almaty & Astana (Kazakhstan): Free Checked Baggage allowance 20kgs

Within GCC (except Jeddah): Free Checked Baggage allowance 25kgs

All other flights: Free Checked Baggage allowance 30kgs

Destinations: For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

Excess luggage:

Excess baggage will be subject to the following charges:

Within GCC (except Jeddah): AED 10 (or equivalent) per kg

All other flights: AED 15 (or equivalent) per kg

Hand luggage:

You are entitled to the following allowances as based on your destination:

Almaty & Astana (Kazakhstan): Cabin Baggage 1 piece with a maximum weight not exceeding 6kgs. The total dimensions of which should not exceed 55 x 40 x 20cm.

Within GCC (except Jeddah): Cabin Baggage 1 piece with a total maximum weight not exceeding 7kgs. The total dimensions of which should not exceed 55 x 40 x 20cm.

All other flights: Cabin Baggage 1 piece with a maximum weight not exceeding 6kgs. The total dimensions of which should not exceed 55 x 40 x 20cm.

In addition to the above free allowances you may carry the following items as cabin baggage: a coat, a handbag/clutch bag, umbrella, small items of tax free goods and a laptop computer.

In-flight entertainment:

Air Arabia provide a variety of video and audio programs

In-flight refreshment:

Beverages and snacks are for sale

Seating arrangement:

 -

Seats:

All Air Arabia aircraft offer a seat pitch of 32 inches, where as most airlines offer a seat pitch of 29 to 31 inches in economy class

Special assistance:

 -

 

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Air Asia

Established:

January 2002

Base:

Johor Bahru (Malaysia) and Bangkok (Thailand)

Cancel booking:  -

Change booking:

Change of the details of your booking e.g. date and time, can be done 48 hours before the scheduled departure of your flight. A Flight Change Fee of RM50.00 per guest per sector will be imposed. Changes on routes are not allowed.    Name changes on bookings are allowed 6 hours prior to departure; a fee of RM50.00 per guest per sector will be levied. However, certain fare class does not permit change of passenger name, kindly read Terms & Conditions before booking.

After making changes to flights, guests will need to pay any/all fare differences.

Check-in luggage:

Check in up to 15kgs of luggage free

Destinations: To view a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

Excess luggage fees:

 -

Hand luggage:

Only 1 piece of hand baggage per guest is allowed. The maximum dimension of baggage is not to exceed 56cm x 36cm x 23cm and the weight shall not exceed 7kgs.

In-flight entertainment:

 -

In-flight refreshment:

Beverages and snacks are for sale

Seating arrangement:

Free seating

Special assistance:

Upon reservation Air Asia will make every effort to ensure that any special services you may require such as wheelchairs from the airport check-in to the aircraft are available for your use. Please note that a minimal charge of RM12.00 will be levied for this service however charges may vary for different airports.

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Air Blue

Started Operating:

2004

Base:

Pakistan

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Air Deccan

Established:

1995

Base:

India

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Air Do

Established:

 -

Base:

Tokyo (Japan)

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Air India Express

Established:

 -

Base:

India

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Air Next

Established:

 -

Base:

Japan

 

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Air Philippines

Started Operating:

1 February 1996

Base:

Philippines

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Asian Spirit

Started Operating:

1996

Base:

Manila and Cebu (Philippines)

Check-in luggage Check-in up to 18kgs of luggage free

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Bangkok Air

Established:

 -

Base:

Bangkok (Thailand)

Check-in luggage:

Check-in up to 20kgs of luggage free

Hand luggage:

1 piece of hand luggage per person weighing below 5kg is allowed

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

In-flight entertainment:  -

In-flight refreshment:

Bangkok Air offer a varied menu on all flights as well as a selection of alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and juice.

Seating arrangement:  -
Special assistance:  -

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Cebu Pacific

Established:

March 1996

Base:

Manila and Cebu (Philippines)

Cancel booking:  -

Change booking:

Flight changes are allowed anytime as long as applicable fees and surcharges are paid.

Name change is not allowed once the ticket has been issued.

Check-in luggage:

Check-in up to 20kgs of luggage free

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

Excess luggage fees:

 -

Hand luggage:

You are allowed 1 piece of hand luggage with total dimensions not exceeding 45 inches when measured together and not weighing more than 7 kgs.

In-flight entertainment:

 -

In-flight refreshment:

 -

Seating arrangement:

 -

Special assistance:

Advise your ticketing agent when you purchase tickets to ensure that you receive special assistance. Please let us know upon ticket purchase if you will be needing a wheelchair.

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Citilink

Established:

 -

Base:

Indonesia

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Go Air

Established:

 -

Base:

India
Cancel booking:

Cancellations to bookings may be made up to 6 hours prior to the scheduled departure time for a fee of Rs.500 per person, per segment per event. The balance of the original booking amount will be retained in a credit shell for a period of 6 months where the passenger may use it as payment towards future travel.

Customers should note that certain Fares are offered subject to certain conditions, which may limit, restrict or exclude the right of the Customer to cancel bookings.

Change booking:

Changes to the origin and/or destination of travel and Customer name changes are not permitted.

Changes to date or time can be made to your booking if you notify Go Air at least 6 hours prior to the scheduled departure time by visiting either their website, Airport ticketing counter or calling their Customer Call Centre.

Changes to your reservation will result in a fee of Rs.500 per person per sector per event, when rebooked through the website and Rs.550 per person per sector per event when rebooked by Go Customer Call Centre or Airport ticketing office.

Changes to the reservation will result in the above fee plus any difference in the fare between the original fare paid and the fare for the revised booking.

Customers should note that certain Fares are offered subject to certain conditions, which may limit, restrict or exclude the right of the Customer to change bookings.

Check-in luggage:

Check-in up to 15 kgs of luggage free. Checked Baggage must not exceed 158cm in overall dimensions

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

Excess luggage:

Checked Baggage in excess of 15kgs is subject to payment of a fee of Rs.70/kg. The Company may accept excess Baggage only if space permits.

Hand luggage:

Customers may carry a maximum of 1 piece of Cabin Baggage, with an additional restriction of maximum weight 7kgs, not to exceed 55cm + 35cm + 25cm in dimensions.

In-flight entertainment:

 -

In-flight refreshment:

Beverages and snacks may be for sale subject to availability

Seating arrangement:

 -

Special assistance:

 -

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Gulf Traveller

Established:

 -

Base:

Abu Dhabi (UAE)

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Hansung Airlines

Established:

 -

Base:

South Korea

 

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Ibex Airlines

Established:

7 August 2000

Base:

Osaka International Airport and Narita International Airport (Japan)

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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JAL Express

Established:

 -

Base:

Japan

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Jeju Air

Started operating:

 -

Base:

South Korea

 

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JetStar Asia

Started operating:

 -

Base:

Singapore

Cancel booking:  -
Change booking:  -

Check-in luggage:

Check-in up to 20kgs of luggage free (or 30kg of luggage for Yangon flights)

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

Excess luggage:

Excess luggage may be accepted for a fee of S$5 per kilo (S$12 per kilo for Yangon flights) or equivalent

Hand luggage:

You are allowed to carry 1 piece of hand luggage on the plane. Maximum size 48cm x 34cm x 23cm. You can also bring one small item such as laptop, handbag, coat or suit pack. When unfolded, the suit pack must be no more than 11cm thick, 60cm in wide and 114cm long. The combined weight of your hand luggage must not exceed 7kg.

In-flight entertainment:
Watch Movies, TV Shows, Music Videos and listen to the latest music on selected routes. Simply rent a digEplayer and enjoy "Video on Demand" while you fly. Choose from over 100 Jazz, Pop, Top 40, Country, R & B or Alternative audio tracks and music videos.

In-flight refreshment:

Beverages and snacks are for sale

Seating arrangement:

Assigned seats

Special assistance:

JetStar Asia do not have the staff or facilities to care for passengers needing special assistance, however they provide limited assistance if you are hearing impaired or use a wheelchair. Please be advised that additional charges may be applied. If you need any of these services, make your booking through Jet Star Asia’s call centre.

 

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Kingfisher Airlines

Established:

 -

Base:

India

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

In-flight entertainment:

Personalized screens and headphones broadcasting 5 video channels and 10 audio channels

In-flight refreshment:

Beverages and snacks are for sale

 

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Lion Air

Started operating:

30 June 2000

Base:

Indonesia

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

Check-in luggage:

Check-in up to 30kgs of luggage free

Seating arrangement:

Assigned seats

Reconfirm flight:

It is necessary to reconfirm your flight via Lion Air SMS or in Sales & Ticketing Lion Air office or travel agent

 

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Nok Air

Established:

July 2004

Base:

Bangkok (Thailand)

Cancel booking:  -

Change booking:

Flight and/or destination changes can be made up to 24 hours before departure. Name changes can be made up to 4 hours before departure. Changes made shall be subject to conditions and fees.  

Check-in luggage:

You may transport free of charge checked Baggage up to 2 bags with a maximum weight of 15 kg (30 kg for Nok Plus)

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

Excess luggage:

If baggage in excess of the free baggage allowance is accepted for carriage, you shall pay a charge at the rate of 50 Baht/kg.

Hand luggage:

Only 1 piece of baggage is allowed to be carried on board provided that it does not exceed the dimensions of 56cm X 36cm X 23cm and it does not weigh more than 7kg.

In-flight entertainment:

 -

In-flight refreshment:

Snacks and beverages are for sale

Nok Plus:

On every Nok Air flight they offer 12 larger and more comfortable seats called Nok Plus. In addition to the larger seats, Nok Plus passengers will enjoy the privilege of being able to change their travel date without a change fee. Also Nok Plus passengers will receive a free snack on board, newspapers, and benefit from a total of 30kg baggage allowance as opposed to 15kg in economy class.

Seating arrangement:

Assigned seats. Nok Air let you choose the seat you want online. Seating requests can be made up to 6 hours before departure.

Special assistance:

 -

 

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One-Two-Go

Established:

3 December 2003

Base:

Bangkok (Thailand)

Cancel booking:

No

Change booking:

Changes to flights can be made through One-Two-Go’s call centre. Conditions and fees involved vary as follow:

If you hold a paper ticket you can change date/time and destination (within the same zone) anytime with no additional cost as long as your ticket is not expired and your new desired flight is available.

In any case, name change is not allowed.

If you booked online travel date/time and destination (within the same zone) may be changed at a fee of 500 baht per passenger per route. Changes must be made at least 24 hours before travelling date and time.

Check-in luggage:

Your fare includes 2 pieces of baggage with a combined weight of up to 20kg

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

Excess luggage:

Excess baggage is charged at the following rates depending on your route:

35 Baht per kg on flights to and from Chiang Mai

38 Baht per kg on flights to and from Chiang Rai

45 Baht per kg on flights to and from Hat Yai

40 Baht per kg on flights to and from Phuket

35 Baht per kg on flights to and from Surat Thani

Hand luggage:

Passengers may carry onboard 1 piece of hand luggage weighing up to 7kg and not exceeding dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm. Passengers are also able to carry on-board a laptop computer encased within a computer case.

In-flight entertainment:

 -

In-flight refreshment:

One-Two-Go serve a free snack and hot and cold beverages on all flights

Seating arrangement:

 -

Special assistance:

Passengers needing wheel chair assistance must contact the call center agent upon your booking, or make a request to staff upon checking in

 

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Paramount Airways

Established:

 -

Base:

India

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Skymark Airlines

Established:

 -

Base:

Tokyo (Japan)

Cancel booking:

Cancellations and refunds after tickets have been purchased will be subject to a set cancellation and refund charge

Change booking:

Contact Skymark’s reservation centre in order to add, change or cancel your reservation. The passenger name cannot be changed.

Destinations:

For a full list of destinations CLICK HERE

Special assistance:

For passengers in need of assistance at the airport contact Skymark’s reservation centre and they will assist in making arrangements

 

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SEA Airlines

Started operating:

1995

Base:

Philippines

Cancel booking:

There is a cancellation fee of P200

Change booking:

No extra charge, except if change has been made 1200nn before departure, the cancellation fee will apply

Destinations:

For a complete list of destinations CLICK HERE

Check-in luggage:

Check-in up to 10kgs of luggage for free

Excess luggage:

Excess luggage may be accepted for a fee of P40/kg

Reconfirm flight:

Yes. A day prior to flight departure to check any changes.

Special assistance:

 -

 

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SpiceJet

Established:

 -

Base:

India

Cancel booking:

You can cancel your reservation if you pay Rs.600 fee and notify SpiceJet 2 hours before your scheduled departure

Change booking:

If you wish to change any of the details of your booking e.g. date and time, you must inform SpiceJet of your changes at least 2 hours prior to scheduled departure of your flight. Changes will attract a fee of Rs.600 per guest per sector and this can be done online, at our Guest Sales & Reservation Center or at any of SpiceJet's Airport Sales Centres.

Check-in luggage:

Check-in up to 20kgs of luggage free

Destinations:

For a complete list of destinations CLICK HERE

Excess luggage:

Excess baggage will be charged at Rs.70/Kg for each one-way journey

Hand luggage:

SpiceJet allow the complementary carry on of 1 small hand bag in addition to small personal items. hand baggage must not exceed 55cm + 35cm + 25cm and must weigh under 10 kg. Due to airport security regulations, no cabin baggage is allowed on any flights originating from Jammu and Srinagar airports.

In-flight entertainment:

 -

In-flight refreshment:

Complimentary peanuts/biscuits and water is served on all SpiceJet flights

Seating arrangement:

Assigned seats. As an additional service feature SpiceJet Guests who book with us over the Internet can select their seats at the time of making their booking

Special assistance:

Upon reservation we will make every effort to ensure that any special services you may require such as wheelchairs from the airport check-in to the aircraft are available for your use. SpiceJet charges Rs 500 per guest for offering this service.

 

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Spring Airlines

Started operating:

 -

Base:

China

Destinations:

For a complete list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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StarFlyer

Started operating:

 -

Base:

Japan

Destinations:

For a complete list of destinations CLICK HERE

 

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Tiger Airways

Started operating:

15 September 2004

Base:

Singapore

Cancel booking:  -

Change booking:

Fee of S$35 (both online and via call centre). No changes can be made to any reservation within 4 hours of the original scheduled departure time.

Check-in luggage:

Check in up to 15kgs of luggage free

Destinations:

For a complete list of destinations CLICK HERE

Excess luggage:

Excess luggage will be charged per kilo at the prevailing rates of the departure airport. (Singapore – SGD7.50 per kg, Thailand – THB200 per kg, Macau – HKD38 per kg, Darwin – AUD7.00, All other points – USD5.00 per kg).

Sporting equipment: such as (but not limited to), golf clubs, skis, surfboards, bicycles and musical instruments will accepted for travel on a space available basis and is charged at a rate of S$20 per item, per flight. Such items are accepted for carriage by Tiger Airways entirely at the passenger's own risk.

Hand luggage:

Only 1 small item of hand luggage per person, weighing no more than 7kg and with dimensions of less than 54cm x 38cm x 23cm, may be carried into the aircraft cabin. Passengers are also permitted to carry one laptop free of charge but will only be accepted on a 'limited release' (i.e. entirely 'at your own risk' for damage or delay) basis.

In-flight entertainment:  -

In-flight refreshment:

Beverages and snacks are for sale

Seating arrangement:

Free seating

Special assistance:

Tiger Airways is unable to carry passengers with reduced mobility onboard their flights. All passengers must be able to board and alight the aircraft without assistance from Tiger Airways using the aircraft steps, and be able to effectively evacuate the aircraft without assistance, should the need arise.

 

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Valuair

Started operating:

May 2004

Base:

Singapore

Check-in luggage:

Check-in up to 20kgs of luggage free (or 30kg of luggage for Yangon flights)
Cancel booking:  -
Change booking:  -
Destinations: For a complete list of destinations CLICK HERE

Excess luggage fee:

Excess luggage may be accepted for a fee of S$5 per kilo (S$12 per kilo for Yangon flights) or equivalent. Golf bags up to 25kg will be accepted without additional charge for Yangon flights.

Hand luggage:

You are allowed to carry 1 piece of hand luggage on the plane. Maximum size 48cm x 34cm x 23cm. You can also bring one small item such as a laptop, handbag, coat or suit pack. When unfolded, the suit pack must be no more than 11cm thick, 60cm in wide and 114cm long. The combined weight of your hand luggage must not exceed 5kg.

In-flight entertainment:
Watch Movies, TV Shows, Music Videos and listen to the latest music on selected routes. Simply rent a digEplayer and enjoy "Video on Demand" while you fly. Choose from over 100 Jazz, Pop, Top 40, Country, R & B or Alternative audio tracks and music videos.

In-flight refreshment:

All passengers will be served free drinks and light meals

On-time departure:

On-time departure stands at 99.5% which is one of the highest in the industry.

Seats:

Most low cost carriers have a 29 inch seat pitch (the distance between your seat and the seat in front of you). Valuair has a 32 inch seat pitch making them as comfortable as the major airlines.

Seating arrangement:

Assigned seats

Special assistance:

Valuair do not have the staff or facilities to care for passengers needing special assistance, however they provide limited assistance if you are hearing impaired or use a wheelchair. Please be advised that additional charges may be applied. If you need any of these services, make your booking through Valuair's call centre.

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