Asiana Airlines was established in February of 1988 with the management ideology, “maximum safety and customer satisfaction through service.” After being in business for 27 years, the airline has grown into a global airline. The company operates 86 planes in their current fleet, which is made up of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. They offer over 100 routes in 93 cities around the world.
Japan Airlines is as good as top airlines in some aspects and below in others. They have expensive ticket prices but offer more checked baggage. They have few international destinations but have great seats and in-flight services available. Japan Airlines has been flying in and out of Japan for the last 64 years.
SWISS International Airlines has been operating for 13 years and offers competitively priced tickets. They allow one free checked bag per passenger and are on time 79% of the time. They serve 106 destinations across the world and offer a number of entertainment options for the passengers on flights including top movies and TV shows.
Austrian airline is Austria’s largest aviation carrier and is part of the Lufthansa Airline group in Europe. Traveling mostly to and from European destinations, Austrian airline provides their passengers with comfortable, convenient flying.
Hainan Airlines is an airline out of China. They are relatively small with few destinations but good ticket prices to those destinations. They offer the same standard quality provided by many other airlines.
In October 1937, Malayan Airways Limited was founded for the purpose of flying between Penang and Singapore. In April 1947, nearly ten years later, Malayan Airways Limited flew their first commercial flight as the national airline. The company changed its name to Malaysian Airlines Limited in 1963 due to the formation of Malaysia. In less than 20 years, Malaysian Airlines Limited grew from a single aircraft operator into a large, thriving company with over 2,000 employees. Malaysian Airlines Limited became a bi-national airline in 1965 when Singapore separated from Malaysia, and the airline was renamed Malaysia-Singapore Airlines. This name lasted seven years until the partners ended their professional relationship, which resulted in yet another name change for the evolving company, Malaysian Airline System. This title was later branded Malaysia Airlines. After receiving its first Airbus A380-800 in June 2012, Malaysia Airlines anchored its position as one of the leading airlines in the world.
SkyWest Airlines is a specialized regional carrier that is headquartered in St. George, UT. According to most FAA sources, SkyWest Airlines is a major airline. However, they operate on a regional airline and belong to the RAA (Regional Airline Association). SkyWest operates to 180 cities in various states and provinces, as well as five cities in Mexico and the Bahamas. SkyWest Airlines has partnerships with the following commercial carriers: Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways Express, Delta, and American Airlines. In 2013, SkyWest carried nearly 30 million passengers.
Thai Airways is a small airline that has been in operation for the last 24 years. They are committed to serving passengers with Thai hospitality and offer many in-flight services including the possibility of Wi-Fi and children’s toys. Their seats are assigned to help the boarding process remain a smooth one and their flights have a good history of being on time.
Air Europa was created in 1986 and began operating scheduled domestic flights in 1993. Two years later, in 1995, flights were established to London and New York, which opened Air Europa to the scheduled international flight market. Within a year, the company operated over 750 scheduled flights each week. Later, in 2005, Air Europa became the first Spanish airline to make direct flights to China. By the end of 2006 the company had acquired 37 aircraft and had carried over nine million passengers. Today Air Europa’s fleet is made up of 45 aircraft—14 Airbus, 20 Boeing and 11 Embraer—and is considered to be one of the youngest fleets in the world.
Bangkok Airways has been Asia’s Boutique Airline for the last 47 years. They have many codeshare agreements with other airlines and through them can travel to many destinations. They allow a good amount of baggage to be checked free.