• Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:45
    Jetstar Asia retains position as most punctual LCC in Asia Pacific
    Jetstar Asia has retained its position as the most punctual low-cost carrier (LCC) in Asia Pacific and maintained its top 10 safest low -cost airline listing in two separate aviation reports for 2019.
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  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:00
    AirAsia ups the ante with FAST in Singapore
    AirAsia has announced plans to enhance the air travel experience through digitalisation, setting Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 4 (T4) as the model airport of the future for low-cost carriers (LCC).
  • Thu, 19 May 2016 01:00
    Alliance gives budget airlines good fighting chance
    SINGAPORE - In a simple but calculated move, eight low-cost carriers have joined hands to give the bigger boys a run for their money.
  • Mon, 16 May 2016 17:42
    World's 'biggest' budget airline alliance takes off in Asia-Pacific
    SINGAPORE - Eight budget airlines from Southeast Asia, Japan and Australia said Monday they have formed what they called the world's largest alliance of low-cost carriers, enabling customers to book connections using a shared platform.
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  • Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:00
    Emirates Airline upbeat over Bangkok operations
    Despite fierce competition in the aviation industry fuelled by low-cost carriers, Emirates Airline is confident of enjoying increases in both inbound and outbound traffic at its Bangkok operational base, mainly as a result of its passenger-friendliness an
  • Wed, 07 Jan 2015 01:00
    Don Mueang airport set to lead the region for budget-carrier connectivity
    Bangkok's Don Mueang International Airport will become the best in the region for connectivity for low-cost carriers (LCCs) when it resumes full operations this year, according to the head of the largest budget carrier in Southeast Asia.
  • Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:00
    Competition heats up in Thailand's skies
    AIRLINES, particularly low-cost carriers, will face intense competition from the entry of more players as well as other challenges such as the volatile political climate, according a Frost & Sullivan.
  • Mon, 04 Nov 2013 00:00
    THAI Smile boosted to take on budget rivals
    The growing number of low-cost carriers is changing Thailand's aviation landscape and competition is heating up. Even as a premium service, national carrier Thai Airways International (THAI) is not immune to the impact.
  • Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00
    Bright prospects for low-cost airlines in Asia, Middle East
    Low-cost carriers are showing significant confidence in their potential with an overall global increase in seat capacity of 6.8 per cent in the first six months of this year, according to Amadeus.
  • Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:00
    Southeast Asia major driver for airliner demand over next 20 years
    Airlines in Southeast Asia will need to add 3,080 aircraft to their fleets over the next 20 years, thanks largely to a rising number of low-cost carriers and the growth in regional air traffic.
  • Sat, 10 Aug 2013 00:00
    Q2 earnings sink at Asia Aviation, Nok Airlines but analysts upbeat on 2nd-half
    The second-quarter net profits of two listed low-cost carriers declined sharply from their previous three months' earnings, due to the low season and fierce price competition.
  • Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:00
    Thai AirAsia undaunted despite rise in competitors
    Thai AirAsia is confident of maintaining its strong performance here this year, despite the looming launch of two more low-cost carriers - Lion Air from Indonesia and VietJetAir from Vietnam.
  • Fri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00
    Airlines seek payment for MPs cancelling bookings
    Low-cost carriers are seeking Bt5 million from Parliament to cover unpaid airfares for flights booked by MPs but not flown from October-April.
  • Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00
    Low-cost carriers' battle heats up before launch of the AEC
    The approach of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in a couple of years is meaningful for the aviation industry in Thailand, especially low-cost carriers, which are flocking here to cash in on the business opportunities from the anticipated tourism boom,
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2012 00:00
    TTAA calls for tighter rules on charter flights
    The Thai Travel Agents Association (TTAA) will submit a letter to the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) urging stricter controls on charter flights offered by low-cost carriers to ensure passenger security.
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