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Intra-Asia Flights By Non Asia Airlines  
User currently offlineOzzie From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 338 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4456 times:

I just realized that LY has a SIN-BKK in extension to its flights back to Switzerland. I also know that UA has something like LAX-NRT-HKG. Do any other Airlines operate routes similar to this?

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User currently offlineZrs70 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 3222 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4435 times:

LY = El AL. I think you meant LX.

BKK-SIN has lots....
(SK, AY, TK, LX)

UA and NW also have large intra-Asian service.

NZ flies NRT-KIX, though no local traffic is allowed.



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User currently offlineSQ452 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1128 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4424 times:

Oh theres a lot. off the top of my head i can think of a few:

Turkish, SAS, and a few others (can't think off the top of my head) do SIN-BKK routes (theres quite a few that fly this). UA does SIN-HKG (off and on from what i remember, think its back up again), and UA and NW have a TON of flights out of NRT to other asian destinations.

LH does a Jakarta-Singapore flight and also goes to Manila (from Bangkok I think).

AF used to do BKK-Saigon, and Hanoi flights but I believe they have gone to non-stops on a thrice weekly service from CDG.

Gulf Air, flies SIN-SYD

Kuwait Airways (and im not too sure about this) has one in southeast asia (maybe Jakarta-KUL or Jakarta-SIN) as well.

There's a bunch, its a very odd market



SIN > CVG > BOS
User currently offlineCOAB767 From Guam, joined Nov 2003, 1377 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4415 times:

Let's see here

NW1 LAX-NRT-AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL 744
NW7 SEA-NRT-ICN 742
NW9 HNL-NRT-PVG 744
NW11 DTW-NRT-SIN 744/D10
NW17 JFK-NRT-HKG 744/742
NW19 MSP-NRT-PEK 744/757
NW21 HNL-NRT-TPE 742/757
NW27 SFO-NRT-BKK D10/744
NW73 GUM-NRT 742
NW75 SPN-NRT 742
NW77 NRT-NGO-SPN 757
NW78 SPN-NGO-NRT 757

This is all I can think of for now.


[Edited 2004-04-30 03:51:54]


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User currently offlineDIA From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3273 posts, RR: 27
Reply 4, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4409 times:

NWA has a hub in Tokyo. . . .so. . . .they have a lot of these. . .not to mention FedEx and UPS among others. . .


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User currently offlineOzzie From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 338 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4387 times:

Thanks for all the feedback so far.

I just did a false booking on the SK website SIN-BKK (To get a price idea) and it said "no seats available" for my set-up dates.


User currently offlineSQ452 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1128 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4369 times:

try one of the 9 or so others that fly that route  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

just kidding i dont know if it is 9 but i've seen it as high as 7 or something i think (counting SQ and TG). Always a popular route.



SIN > CVG > BOS
User currently offlineAirborne From Australia, joined Feb 2004, 27 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4358 times:

I agree - it is quite amazing the number of Non asian airlines that fly intra asia...

My list...

LX BKK-SIN
LH SIN-CGK
LH BKK-AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL
LH BKK-SGN
LH BKK-KUL
EK BKK-HKG
SK BKK-SIN
AY BKK-SIN
ET BKK-HKG
KQ BKK-HKG

Here in BKK, LX, SK & AY fight it out to sell the BKK-SIN seats off the cheapest. On a good day, you can book a return BKK-SIN trip for around 4,500 baht (US$112) earn miles, and still get a meal!!


User currently offlineKEno From Malaysia, joined Feb 2004, 1842 posts, RR: 27
Reply 8, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4325 times:

SQ452,
Kuwait & the Gulf are still in Asia, and Turkey is mostly in Asia too.


KLM serves Kuala Lumpur - Manila v.v.

KLM and Air France serve Singapore - Jakarta v.v.
(with KLM takeover, I think AF will drop Jakarta soon)

Finnair and SAS serve Bangkok - Singapore v.v.


User currently offlineFA4UA From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 812 posts, RR: 19
Reply 9, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4286 times:

United operates HKG and NRT as our Asian Hubs. We have flight attendant bases at both. Check out United's website for system maps of all our Asian Destinations.

FA4UA



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User currently offlineParisien From France, joined Dec 2000, 826 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4172 times:

And QF I think has many routes intra-asia.

User currently offlineMrniji From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4148 times:

BA sometime ago went DEL-CCU, DEL-DAC. But I have no idea whether they had 5th pax rights...

otherwise, as it was been said, there are plenty


User currently offlineKEno From Malaysia, joined Feb 2004, 1842 posts, RR: 27
Reply 12, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4148 times:

And QF I think has many routes intra-asia

I don't think QF has any intra-asia routes, not anymore anyway. If I recall correctly, they used to operate SIN-BKK, SIN-HKG & BKK-HKG many years ago. AO however has flights between Singapore-Kota Kinabalu and Singapore-Denpasar.



[Edited 2004-04-30 11:39:58]

User currently offlineCPH-R From Denmark, joined May 2001, 6057 posts, RR: 3
Reply 13, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4145 times:

Don't forget that SAS have been scaling down on the flights to BKK - I think they're now down to 3 or 4 flights pr week.

User currently offlineSoaringadi From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 472 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4131 times:

CX does HKG - BKK - BOM


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User currently offlineKEno From Malaysia, joined Feb 2004, 1842 posts, RR: 27
Reply 15, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4127 times:

CX does HKG - BKK - BOM

The topic was "Intra-Asia Flights By Non Asia Airlines". CX is based in Asia.


User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 381 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4140 times:

Swiss operate Dubai-Karachi.


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User currently offlineWarren747sp From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1172 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4041 times:

KL does Taipei-Bangkok. Swiss used to fly the same route.
UA TPE-NRT. NW TPE-NRT, TPE-KIX, etc.
but UA and NW probably have the most intra Asia flight by a Western carrier.



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User currently offlineChilledflyer From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 4004 times:

There are quite a lot of non-asian airlines flying HKG-BKK sectors:
KQ, GF, EK, AY, ET, UL

They are airlines I could think off at the moment, could be more  Smile



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User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 381 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3975 times:

GF,EK,UL are all Asian carriers, the first two from the middle east region the latter from south Asia.


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User currently offlineChilledflyer From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3968 times:

Airmale, well....fair enough saying that UL is an asian carrier (opps) but GF and EK is definitely not in asia.

chilledflyer



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User currently offlineSu From Russia, joined Apr 2004, 360 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3956 times:

I did NRT-BKK on UA this past December. (Almost all the crew was from Tokyo except pilots were Americans)l

I know LH has KUL-BKK and DE has HKT-SHJ



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User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 32
Reply 22, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3945 times:

LX:
DXB-KHI vv.
DXB-MCT vv.
BKK-SIN vv.
JED-RUH vv. (no traffic rights)

Some of Swissair:
BOM-HKG vv.
HKG-AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL (also by LX)
BKK-TPE
PEK-SHA
PEK-SEL (if not mistaken)
BKK-SGN

it looks like we have once again an issue of Asia, Middle East etc.

From the geographic point of view, Middle East, Far East, South East Asia, South Asia, Central Asia etc. are ALL in Asia as a continent.



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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9210 posts, RR: 15
Reply 23, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3932 times:

Actually UA did HKG-DEL as well as HKG-BKK a few years back.

User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 381 posts, RR: 1
Reply 24, posted (10 years 8 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3921 times:

Seems like some one skipped Geography in school. Middel East is also called West Asia in some circles.


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25 Post contains images Chilledflyer : Airmale, So it seems like we are both right in one way or another chilledflyer
26 Planemannyc : mrniji, BA indeed did have DEL-DAC and DEL-CCU. They had fifth freedom between DAC and DEL. Now both DEL and DAC flights are non-stops. Best, Wasim /
27 Chinaeastern : AF fly singapore - ho chi min city
28 Airmale : wrong, you said middle east is not in Asia.
29 DIA : I'd imagine there are a few carriers from the Middle East and Europe that do intra-asian flights between Manila and cities like Bangkok, HKG, etc.
30 Horus : Well Egyptair used to fly CAI-BKK-Manila- NRT- Manila-BKK-CAI until last month. Now they operate dedicated BKK flights with 777s (with the same freque
31 Tsentsan : AF fly singapore - ho chi min city AF canned the Singapore-Ho Chi Min route quite sometime back. AF ops SIN/CGK on certain days (sorry forgot which da
32 Airmale : DIA Middle East is In Asia. Or are only Oriental places Asia to you? if thats the case then you should also exclude all of south Asia stretching from
33 KEno : Before a war broke out about geography lessons... if it's okay with everyone I wish to propose that this topic be changed to :- "Intra-Asia Pacific Fl
34 MSYtristar : NWA has a very loyal following of Asian passengers using its inter-Asian services. They always have and they always will. As a side note: Perhaps one
35 Airmale : I know what you mean very well, and I dont have a narow minded view of the world, its just that some of you try to act too smart at these forums despi
36 22right : Getting back to the original topic (the digression fuelled by Airmale not withstanding), I once flew on a SwissAir flight from Hong Kong (Kai Tak) to
37 Swissgabe : Yes, 22right. I guess you flew on a Swissair 743. Cool routings they had years ago ...
38 Airmale : Lufthansa also do Jeddah-Sanaa in middle east (West Asia) and Baku-Ashkabad in caucasus/central Asia.
39 Post contains images Airmale : British Airways/Bmed fly Yerevan-Tashkent and Baku-Bishkek as well as Baku-Almaty in the caucasus/central Asia. [Edited 2004-05-07 16:06:41]
40 22right : Swissgabe, You are absolutely right... it was a 743. That was a memorable trip for me, my first (and unfortunately only) landing experience on RWY 13
41 Sleak76 : KU does BKK-MNL and SIN-CGK
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