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  1. Malaysia-based AirAsia is the region's biggest budget carrier by fleet size

    An AirAsia full-service airline would be ‘disastrous’, says CEO Tony Fernandes

    Starting a full-service airline to take on the world’s best-rated airlines is not something low-cost aviation giant AirAsia will be considering, ...
  2. A320 Scoot Livery

    ‘Bad old days’ of budget airlines are gone: Scoot CEO

    The dark days of budget airlines leaving passenger stranded in times of disruption are long gone, says Scoot CEO, Lee Lik Hsin.
  3. Budget flying 1

    Four days, 11 flights, 10,000km: A reporter’s journey to examine the growth of Asia's budget airlines

    Budget airlines, now so dominant in Southeast Asia, have opened up the skies and radically transformed the way people travel. Jack Board took 11 ...
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    Commentary: Do airlines have a duty of care to passengers during flight delays?

    NTU’s Wong Pei Wen examines how much responsibility low-cost carriers should shoulder when flight delays occur, and how their business decisions ...
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    Tigerair to operate under Scoot brand from July

  6. Man dragged off United Airlines plane 2

    Overbooking common among airlines but tech advancements can help manage situation: Experts

    Budget airlines are also less likely to overbook as they already have provisions in their bookings that do not allow for refunds in case of no-show.
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    Scoot and Tigerair integration: What it means for travellers

    Merging Scoot and Tigerair is not a simple process, as there are many commercial and regulatory consider, CEO Lee Lik Hsin told Channel NewsAsia, ...
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    Scoot launches flights from Singapore to Athens

    The 11-and-a-half hour journey is the longest flight operated by a low-cost carrier, with flight distance exceeding 10,000km.