Old Sep 5, 19, 10:33 pm
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Originally Posted by shallowdrift View Post
I am not familiar at all with LCCs in East Asia so would be grateful to hear any info or recommendation on those.
@Carfield has trip reports on a lot of LCC's from this region
Originally Posted by Carfield View Post
I flew Vanilla Air, another LCC created by ANA, in March from Hong Kong to Tokyo Narita. The ticket is $1000HKD, which is a plus fare that allows changes and free premium seat and baggage allowance. For this price, my expectation is low and to no surprise, Vanilla Air is the least impressive Japanese LCCs compared to Jetstar Japan and Peach. The seats don't recline and legroom on regular rows is tight. The new NRT terminal three was not used when I flew it last month, so the ground experience might not be important. I believe that there will be real gates for international flights and there will be less walking. The bridge to the domestic pier looks impressive, but it also means that lots of walking. I think I am accustomed to LCCs now but my first choice is still Peach and Jetstar Japan!
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