List of Budget Airlines and Low-Cost Carriers in Asia

This is a comprehensive list of budget airlines or low-cost carriers (LCC) that operate in Asia. This is ideal for those who are traveling on a budget, backpackers, and travelers who want to save cost on flights. Most of these airlines do not serve free in-flight meals but don’t worry, food and drinks are sold during the flight for those who want to munch or drink something.

Budget Airlines in Afghanistan

There is currently no budget airline based in Afghanistan.

Budget Airlines in Armenia

There is currently no budget airline based in Armenia.

Budget Airlines in Azerbaijan

  • Buta Airways [Domestic flights + International flights to Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Iran, Bulgaria, Georgia, and Moldova]

Budget Airlines in Bahrain

There is currently no budget airline based in Bahrain.

Budget Airlines in Bangladesh

There is currently no budget airline based in Bangladesh.

Budget Airlines in Bhutan

There is currently no budget airline based in Bhutan.

Budget Airlines in Brunei

There is currently no budget airline based in Brunei.

Budget Airlines in Cambodia

  • Lanmei Airlines [Flights from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Sihanoukville, Bangkok, and Hong Kong]

Budget Airlines in China

  • 9 Air [Domestic flights plus international flights to Thailand and Myanmar]
  • Colorful Guizhou Airlines [Domestic flights throughout Western China]
  • China United Airlines [Domestic flights + Japan]
  • Jiangxi Air [Dometic flights only]
  • Ruili Airlines [Domestic flights + Thailand]
  • Spring Airlines [International flights to Thailand, Japan, Cambodia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Macao, and Singapore]
  • Urumqi Air [Domestic flights + Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan]
  • West Air [Domestic Flights + International flights to South Korea, Myanmar, Singapore]

Budget Airlines in Georgia

There is currently no budget airline based in Georgia.

Budget Airlines in Hong Kong

  • HK Express [International flights to Cambodia, Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Northern Mariana Islands, and Vietnam]

Budget Airlines in India

  • Air India Express [Domestic flights + international flights to Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore]
  • Air Asia India [Domestic flights + international flight to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia]
  • GoAir [Domestic flights + International flights to Oman, Thailand, and UAE]
  • IndiGo [Domestic flights + International flights to Bangladesh, UAE, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Qatar, Hong Kong, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Malaysia, Kuwait, Maldives, Oman, and Singapore]
  • SpiceJet [Domestic flights + International flights to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, UAE, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Maldives, and Oman]

Budget Airlines in Indonesia

  • Citilink [Domestic flights + International flights to Cambodia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Timor-Leste, Thailand, and Singapore]
  • Indonesia AirAsia [Domestic flights + international flight to Malaysia]
  • Lion Air [Domestic flights + international flights to Vietnam, Malaysia, and Singapore]
  • Wings Air [ Domestic flights, subsidiary of Lion Air]

Budget Airlines in Iran

There is currently no budget airline based in Iran.

Budget Airlines in Iraq

There is currently no budget airline based in Iraq.

Budget Airlines in Israel

There is currently no budget airline based in Israel.

Budget Airlines in Japan

  • AirAsia Japan [Domestic flights]
  • Jetstar Japan [Domestic flights + International flights to Australia, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam]
  • Peach [Domestic flights + International flights to South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, and Thailand]
  • Spring Airlines Japan [Domestic flights + international flights to Mainland China]
  • Vanilla Air [Domestic flights + international flights to Taiwan]

Budget Airlines in Jordan

There is currently no budget airline based in Jordan.

Budget Airlines in Kazakhstan

  • FlyArystan [Domestic flights]

Budget Airlines in Kuwait

  • Jazeera Airways [International flights to India, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, UK, and Georgia]

Budget Airlines in Kyrgyzstan

  • Air Manas [Domestic flights to Osh]

Budget Airlines in Laos

There is currently no budget airline based in Laos.

Budget Airlines in Lebanon

There is currently no budget airline based in Lebanon.

Budget Airlines in Macau

There is currently no budget airline based in Macau.

Budget Airlines in Malaysia

  • Air Asia [The biggest low-cost carrier in Asia with flights to Australia, China, India, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Japan, Bangladesh, South Korea, Hong Kong, Macao, Maldives, Taiwan, Nepal, and Honolulu + Domestic flights]
  • Firefly [Local flights + Phuket, Thailand and Banda Aceh and Medan in Indonesia]

Budget Airlines in the Maldives

There is currently no budget airline based in the Maldives.

Budget Airlines in Mongolia

There is currently no budget airline based in Mongolia.

Budget Airlines in Myanmar

There is currently no budget airline based in Myanmar.

Budget Airlines in Nepal

There is currently no budget airline based in Nepal.

Budget Airlines in North Korea

There is currently no budget airline based in North Korea.

Budget Airlines in Oman

  • Salam Air [Domestic flights + international flights to UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Egypt, Iran, Sudan, and Turkey]

Budget Airlines in Pakistan

  • Air Blue [ Domestic flights + international flights to UAE and Saudi Arabia]

Budget Airlines in the Philippines

  • Cebu Pacific [Domestic flights + Internationals flights to Japan, Australia, UAE, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, China, Indonesia, and South Korea]
  • Philippines Air Asia [Domestic flights + International flights to Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore]
  • Royal Air [Limited Domestic flights only]

Budget Airlines in Qatar

There is currently no budget airline based in Qatar.

Budget Airlines in Saudi Arabia

  • Flynas [Domestic flights + international flights to India, UAE, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Austria, Egypt, Sudan, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, and Pakistan]
  • Flyadeal [Domestic flights]

Budget Airlines in Singapore

  • Jetstar Asia [International flights to the Philippines, Cambodia, Japan, Thailand, Australia, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Vietnam, and the USA]
  • Scoot [International flights to Australia, China, Greece, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, and the UAE.

Budget Airlines in South Korea

  • Air Busan [Domestic flights + International flights to Japan, China, Macao, Taiwan, Cambodia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Guam, Mongolia, and Russia]
  • Air Seoul [International flights to Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Guam]
  • Eastar Jet [Domestic flights + International flights to Japan, Russia, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Pthilippines]
  • Jeju Air [Domestic flights + International flights to Japan, China, Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mongolia, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Guam, Saipan, and Russia]
  • Jin Air [Domestic flights + International flights to Japan, China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia, Guam, and Hawaii]
  • T’way Air [Domestic flights + International flights to China, Japan, Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Laos, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Russia, Guam, and Saipan]

Budget Airlines in Sri Lanka

There is currently no budget airline based in Sri Lanka.

Budget Airlines in Syria

There is currently no budget airline based in Syria.

Budget Airlines in Taiwan

  • Tiger Air Taiwan [International flights to Japan, Macau, South Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand]

Budget Airlines in Tajikistan

There is currently no budget airline based in Tajikistan.

Budget Airlines in Thailand

  • Nok Air [Domestic flights + International flights to China, India, Japan, Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, and Vietnam]
  • NokScoot [International flights to India, China, Japan, Singapore, and Taiwan]
  • Thai AirAsia [Domestic flights + International flights to Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia]
  • Thai Lion Air [Domestic flights + International flights to Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Taiwan, Japan, India, Nepal, China, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka]
  • Thai Vietjet Air [Domestic flights + International flights to Vietnam and Taiwan]

Budget Airlines in Turkey

  • Onur Air [Domestic flights + International flights to Germany, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Macedonia, Russia, and Ukraine]
  • Pegasus Airlines [Domestic flights + International flights to Germany, France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Spain, Greece, Austria, Hungary, and Egypt]

Budget Airlines in Turkmenistan

There is currently no budget airline based in Turkmenistan.

Budget Airlines in the United Arab Emirates

  • Fly Dubai [International flights to Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Turkmenistan, Eritrea, Iraq, Bahrain, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Lebanon, Serbia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Djibouti, Turkey, Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, Nepal, Tanzania, Ghana, Poland, Thailand, Russia, Belarus, Pakistan, Italy, Oman, Nigeria, South Africa, Oman, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kuwait, Macedonia, Montenegro, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, Myanmar, and Armenia]
  • Air Arabia [International flights to Afghanistan, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Egypt, Eritrea, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, and Ukaraine]

Budget Airlines in Uzbekistan

There is currently no budget airline based in Uzbekistan.

Budget Airlines in Vietnam

  • Bamboo Airways [Domestic Flights]
  • Jetstar Pacific Airlines [Domestic flights + International flights to Singapore]
  • VietJet Air [Domestic flights + International flights to Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Kuala Lumpur, India, Japan, Cambodia, South Korea, Singapore, China, and Myanmar]

Budget Airlines in Yemen

There is currently no budget airline based in Yemen.

Book Your Flight
In order to save cost in your flight, book it in advance. You can check out Wego or 12Go to look for cheap flights.

Book Your Ferry, Bus, and Train Ticket
If you are traveling around Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, book your ferry, bus or train tickets in advance via 12Go and avoid the hassle of lining up to get your ticket at the terminal.

Book your Accommodation
You may book your accommodation via Agoda or Booking.com and get the best deals on hostels, cheap hotels, guesthouses, and resorts.

Travel Responsibly!!!

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM

Did we miss something? Please let us know in the comment section below. You may also go to our Community Forum to ask or answer questions and meet new online friends.

Leave a Reply

Close Menu
error: Content is protected !!