List of airlines in Asia

Asia currently has 72 airlines offering scheduled flights, from regional to intercontinental flights. In addition, there are many smaller Asian airlines. Asia’s largest airlines are China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Air China, Hainan Airlines, AirAsia Group, IndiGo, Emirates (Middle East), Lion Air Group, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines. The most popular airline in Southeast Asia is undoubtedly AirAsia. AirAsia is based in Malaysia and known worldwide as World’s Best Low-Cost Airline, well-known subsidiaries are AirAsia X for long haul flights, Indonesia AirAsia, Philippines AirAsia, Thai AirAsia and AirAsia India.

Airline Country Info
Kam Air Afghanistan
Biman Bangladesh Airlines Bangladesh
Bhutan Airlines Bhutan
Drukair Bhutan
Cambodia Airways Cambodia
Cambodia Angkor Air Cambodia 49% Vietnam Airlines
JC International Airlines Cambodia
Air China China
China Eastern Airlines China
China Southern Airlines China
China United Airlines China
Hainan Airlines China
Juneyao Air China
Shandong Airlines China
Shanghai Airlines China
Shenzhen Airlines China
Sichuan Airlines China
Spring Airlines China
XiamenAir China
Cathay Pacific Hong Kong (China) Subsidiaries: Cathay Dragon, HK Express
HK Express Hong Kong (China)
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong (China)
Air India India Subsidiaries: Air India Express, Alliance Air
GoAir India
IndiGo India India’s biggest
SpiceJet India
Vistara India
Batik Air Indonesia Lion Air Group
Citilink Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia Indonesia Subsidiary: Citilink
Lion Air Indonesia Lion Air Group
Sriwijaya Air Indonesia
All Nippon Airways (ANA) Japan
Japan Airlines (JAL) Japan
Jetstar Japan Japan Jetstar Group
Peach Japan All Nippon Airways (ANA)
Skymark Airlines Japan
Lao Airlines Laos
Lao Skyway Laos
AirAsia Malaysia
Malaysia Airlines Malaysia Subsidiary: Firefly
Malindo Air Malaysia Lion Air Group
Myanmar National Airlines Myanmar
Buddha Air Nepal
Nepal Airlines Nepal
Airblue Pakistan
Pakistan International Airlines Pakistan
Cebu Pacific Philippines Subsidiary: Cebgo
Philippine Airlines Philippines
Jetstar Asia Singapore Jetstar Group
Scoot Singapore Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines Singapore Subsidiaries: Scoot, Vistara (49%)
Asiana Airlines South Korea
Jeju Air South Korea
Korean Air South Korea
Cinnamon Air Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Airlines Sri Lanka
China Airlines Taiwan (China)
EVA Air Taiwan (China)
Tigerair Taiwan Taiwan (China)
Somon Air Tajikistan
Bangkok Airways Thailand
Thai Airways Thailand
Thai Smile Airways Thailand low cost
Thai Lion Air Thailand low cost, Lion Air Group
Nok Air Thailand low cost
Turkmenistan Airlines Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan Airways Uzbekistan
Bamboo Airways Vietnam
Jetstar Pacific Vietnam Jetstar Group
VietJet Air Vietnam
Vietnam Airlines Vietnam

– NokScoot (low cost, Nok Air 51% and Scoot 49%) from Thailand ceased flight operations in June 2020.
– SilkAir (regional airline) from Singapore ceased flight operations in January 2021.

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