Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Atlantic, Sir Stelios Hajiloannou of EasyJet and Datuk Tony Fernandes of AirAsia are planning to start a long-haul budget airline company, probably offering service from
I once traveled with AirAsia from
Imagine this: I spend 250 Euros to book a flight from South-East Asia to
For any flights longer than 6 hours, I believe a lot of travelers value comfort over price. Many years ago, an assistant manager of my ex-employer was sent to
I also remember a sad story whereby a
Then there is the issue of connecting flights. Assuming I fly from Kuala Lumpur (KL) to visit my aunt in
That said, the very names of the entrepreneurs involved give me a little bit of confidence. Perhaps these creative people can think of an idea which will give us the best of both worlds. Time will tell.