Airlines Serving Kuantan Airport
Tiny Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport generally only has three or four flights a day. National carrier Malaysia Airlines and the low-cost Air Asia connect Kuantan to Kuala Lumpur, while Firefly can get you to Penang.
- Malaysia Air System
- The national carrier flies between Kuantan and Kuala Lumpur.
- Air Asia
- Budget Air Asia is one of Malaysia's largest domestic carriers. They connect Kuantan to Kuala Lumpur. Book well in advance to get the best rates, but be mindful of the checked baggage limits.
- Firefly was launched in 2007 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines. Billed as Asia's first "community airline", the Penang-based carrier is designed to provide low-cost service out of Malaysia's second-busiest airport, connecting Penang to cities throughout northern Malaysia, southern Thailand and Sumatra. From Penang you can fly to Phuket, Samui, Terengganu or Medan, among other options.