Lanka - is Sri
first LCC. The airline is based in Colombo and flies to various points
in India as well as Bangkok, Dubai, Male and Singapore.
Airlines - Singapore's flag carrier. Singapore Airlines are
offering gambling on flights from Singapore to Tokyo, Taipei and
Hong Kong. Passengers on these routes can now play blackjack, poker
or slots. Winnings, up to $3,500, are credited to the player's card.
is the third airline to offer high-altitude gambling (After Swissair
Lauda Air) and plans eventually to install such games on all its routes.
Airlines - Japan, domestic & international service.
Domestic Japanese carrier, flies from Tokyo to Fukuoka, Sapporo, Kobe
Skynet Asia Airways - flies from
Tokyo to Miyazaki, Kumamoto and Nagasaki.
- flies between Tokyo and Kitakyushu (close to Fukuoka) multiple times
Airlines - Flag carrier of Vietnam.
Airlines - Korea, international carrier.
Airlines - flies
from Cheongju to Seoul and Jeju. An accident (no injuries) closed
operations for several months, but they started flying again in March
Airlines - Malaysia's international airline.
Asia - This Malaysian airline has the distinction of having
been acquired for 1 ringgit (US $0.25),
but they have now grown to the largest (and most profitable) operator
in the region. Originally founded by government-owned conglomerate
DRB-Hicom, the heavily indebted airline was purchased by former Time
Warner executive Tony Fernandes's company Tune Air Sdn Bhd for the
symbolic sum of one ringgit on December 2nd, 2001. They operate on the
now-classic model of open seating, primarily Internet/phone booking and
no complimentary refreshments.
Airways International - Thailand's flag carrier.
Airlines - Flag carrier of the Philippines.
Air - National Flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bhutan, and
the only airline that serves Paro.
Citilink - operate a domestic route network in Indonesia.
Fares start from 125,000
Indonesian Rupiah ($15). Warning: this subsidiary of Garuda Airline
does not currently accept credit card purchases online or at its call
centre, requiring payment via a limited number of ATMs in Indonesia or
directly at their office in Jakarta.
Mandala Airlines- operates an extensive
domestic route network in western Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Bali and
with promotional fares as low as Rp 30,000 (US$ 3). Mandala has been
operating since 1969 and in recent years has adopted a discount airline